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Master of Arts in Eastern Philosophy and Religion (Revised in 2018)


1. DEGREE NAME AND AREA OF STUDY

Full name : Master of Arts (Eastern Philosophy and Religion)
Short name : M.A. (Eastern Philosophy and Religion)


2. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

The Master of Arts in Eastern Philosophy and Religion (Revised in 2018) aims to produce graduates who have the following qualifications:
(1) Have morality and ethics in academic and profession.

(2) Have insight and correct knowledge and understanding in philosophy and religion systems. Beable to develop career with knowledge gained from study.
(3) Have knowledge and ability to conduct research and to develop new knowledge in Eastern Philosophy and Religion with reseach process.
(4) Have leadership and be able to work with others, be responsible for work of oneself and work with others.
(5) Have ability to synthesize, analyze, and use information technology to communicate and seek knowledge by oneself which leads to lifelong knowledge development.


3. CURRICULUM AND TYPE OF PROGRAM

Total credit of study is 36 credits consisting of:

Category Credits
Plan A2    
Mandatory course 18    
Elective course 6    
Thesis 12    
Total 36    

The program is a Regular Program. The classes are taught on Mondays - Fridays.

A2 = Reseach + Coursework


4. COURSES

Mandatory Courses

 

Credits

*HS847101 CONCEPT EASTERN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIONS
*HS847102 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN INDIA
*HS847103 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN CHINA
*HS847104 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN JAPAN
**HS847105 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
*HS847891 SEMINAR ON CURRENT RESEARCH IN EASTERN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (2-3-5)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Elective Courses

 

Credits

*HS847201 ศาสนากับการพัฒนา
*HS847202 BUDDHISM AND BUDDHIST PHILOSOPHY
*HS847203 ศาสนา สังคมและวัฒนธรรม
**HS847204 CULTURE PHILOSOPHY
*HS847205 พุทธศาสนาเพื่อสังคม

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Seminar Course

 

Credits

*HS847201 ศาสนากับการพัฒนา
*HS847202 BUDDHISM AND BUDDHIST PHILOSOPHY
*HS847203 ศาสนา สังคมและวัฒนธรรม
**HS847204 CULTURE PHILOSOPHY
*HS847205 พุทธศาสนาเพื่อสังคม

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Thesis Course

 

Credits

**HS847899 THESIS

12


Note 1: 3 (3-0-6) = 3 Credits (Theory - Practice - Self-study)
Note 2: * = New course, ** = Revised course
Note 3: Not counted = Non-credit courses must be registered as 'AU' (Auditing)
Note 4: Thesis course must be registered as 'SU' (Satisfied-Unstatisfied)


5. SAMPLE STUDY PLAN

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type A2    
HS847101 CONCEPT EASTERN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIONS
HS847102 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN INDIA
HS847103 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN CHINA
3
3
3
   
Total 9    
Cumulative credits 9    

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type A2    

HS847104 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN JAPAN
HS847105 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
HS847891 SEMINAR ON CURRENT RESEARCH IN EASTERN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION

3
3
3
   
Total 9    
Cumulative credits 21    

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type A2    
HS847XXX ELECTIVE COURSE
HS847899 THESIS    
                                                                                                                      
6
3
   
Total 9    
Cumulative credits 30    

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type A2    
HS847899 THESIS                                                                                                                   9    
Total 9    
Cumulative credits 36    

6. QUALIFICATION

Hold a Bachelor's Degree in a related field of study.


7. PROGRAM CHAIR

Asst. Prof. Dr. Wichian Saenmee wichian@kku.ac.th

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