2nd  Year – Special Degree in Buddhist Studies 

1st Semester

Unit Code         Course Unit Name

BST 2121              Literary Sources and Traditions in Buddhism I (Pali & Prakit)

BST 2122             History of Buddhist Thought I

BST 2123             An Introduction to Indian Philosophy

BST 2125 (Pali)  Introduction to Pali Language I

BST 2125 (Sanskrit) Introduction to Pali Language I

2nd Semester

Unit Code         Course Unit Name

BST 2128             History of Spread of Buddhism I

BST 2224             Buddhist Social Philosophy

BST 2226             Literary Sources and Traditions in Buddhism II (Sinhala)

BST 2229 (Pali) Advance Pali Language

BST 2229 (Sanskrit) Advance Pali Language

3rd  Year – Special Degree in Buddhist Studies 

1st Semester

Unit Code         Course Unit Name

BST 3146             Theravada Vinaya Studies

BST 3147             History and Spread of Buddhism II

BST 3148             Buddhist Arts and Architecture I

BST 3149             An Introduction to Western Philosophy

BST 3150             History of Buddhist thought II

BST 3153             Buddhist Ethics

2nd  Semester

Unit Code         Course Unit Name

BST 3251              Buddhist Economic and Political thought

BST 3252             Theravada Abhidamma Studies

BST 3254             Buddhist Arts and Architecture II

BST 3257             A Study of the Madyamaka Concept of Emptiness

4th  Year – Special Degree in Buddhist Studies 

1st Semester

Unit Code         Course Unit Name

BST 4149             Buddhist Culture I

BST 4158             Buddhist Tradition and Scholarship in the West

BST 4171              Literary sources, Tradition III (Sanskrit, Chinese and Tibetan)

BST 4172              Buddhist Psychology

BST 4173              A Study of the Yogacara Concept of ‘Mind-only’

BST 4179              Dissertation Research I (Research Methodology)

BST 4181              Buddhist Art and Architecture III (East Asia)

BST 4186             Theravada Doctrinal Debates

2nd  Semester

Unit Code         Course Unit Name

BST 4282             Buddhism and Social Change

BST 4283             Buddhist Epistemology

BST 4284             Buddhist Logic

BST 4285             Understanding the World Religions

BST 4287             Recent History of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

BST 4289             Dissertation Research II