BPC – Diploma in Buddhism

A one year course conducted by the Buddhist & Pali College of Singapore located at Mangala Vihara (Buddhist Temple). We are affiliated to the Buddhist & Pali University of Sri Lanka.

Programme TitleDiploma in Buddhism
EligibilityAbove 18 years of age. Ability to read and write English. Some basic knowledge of Buddhism would be an advantage.
Registration Date
Mid July to Sep each year

1 Aug to 15 Sep 2020
Course PreviewsMangala Vihara - 29 Aug 2020, Saturday, 2 to 4pm

Zoom Meeting ID : 931 362 0945
Password : 881993
Class Commencement
October each year

4th Oct 2020, Sunday (Mangala Vihara Buddhist Temple)
6th Oct 2020, Tuesday (Poh Ming Tse Temple)
Venue, Date and TimeMangala Vihara Buddhist Temple
2nd Floor - Chew Quee Neo Hall
Tue: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Sun: 2.00pm - 5.15pm

Poh Ming Tse Temple
438 Dunearn Road S289613
Tue: 7.30pm - 9.30 pm
Fri: 7.00pm - 10.00pm
Course LengthOne year
AttendanceAt least 70% during one year course
Age groupAbove 18 years of age
FeesFree-of-charge - Course Fees
US$55 - Registration Fees - Buddhist and Pali University, Sri Lanka (in USD only)
S$260 - Maintenance Fees - Mangala Vihara Buddhist Temple
US$100 - Examination Fees - Buddhist and Pali University, Sri Lanka (in USD only)

BPC Administrator, Maureen Aw (9628-2069) and Sandra Koh (9129-7763)

Register Application Form
Organized byBPC (Buddhist and Pali College)
Course content1. Early Buddhism - Basic Doctrines
2. Buddhist Social Dimensions
3. Geographical Expansion of Theravada Buddhism
4. Early History of Buddhism up to 3rd Century B.C.
5. Pali Qualifying Paper

For more information on the subject, please refer to the course syllabus.
Course NotesBPC Diploma Course Notes
ExaminationOctober, conducted at College by Buddhist & Pali University of Sri Lanka in Singapore.
RemarksSuccessful candidates are eligible to proceed to the 3-year Bachelor of Arts (BA) and then the 1-year Master of Arts (MA) in Buddhist Studies.