Undergraduate Course: Buddhism 3B (ASST10100)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Buddhist ethics in relation to "modern world issues " and problems
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- form a mature and critical understanding of the nature and development of Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism in South Asia.
- analyse and evaluate a range of primary sources relating to Mahayana and Vajrayana and provide a critical assessment of scholarly discussion of these idioms of Buddhism.
- develop skills in critically assessing the history, philosophy, ritual etc. of Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism which they can transfer to the study of other religions and areas of cultural history.
- communicate their awareness of Mahayana and Vajrayana as specific manifestations of Buddhism which at the same time overlap with other religions and cultures.
- develop skills based on their independent writing projects and attain levels of articulacy and coherence in class discussion appropriate to the level of study.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||AS Buddhism 3B
|Course organiser||Mr Paul Dundas
Tel: (0131 6)50 4175
|Course secretary||Mrs Vivien MacNish Porter
Tel: (0131 6)50 3528