ASP263 - Buddhist Studies in India
2018 unit information
Trimester 3: Study Tour
One unit from: ASR100, ASC211, ASP227, ASR205 and ASR207.
Students can enrol only after being accepted into the study tour.
Please note that study tour units may not run each year. Enrolment is always subject to a selection process and approval by the Unit Chair as places are limited. Therefore students should always identify another unit as an alternative to a study tour unit when planning their course or major.
Whole day pre-departure workshop/information session
CloudDeakin module Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism and Culture
One two hour seminar on Buddhist philosophy
Classes, Seminars 3 weeks of 5 days, 5 hours per day
Plus additional cultural programs
Study tours will be confirmed by April 2018. Contact the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) team for queries: ARTSED Work Integrated Learning.
An intensive introduction to Buddhist philosophy, Tibetan Buddhist hermeneutics and Tibetan history and culture. Students study at the Central University of Tibetan Studies (CUTS) and are taught by staff of that institute. Lectures on Tibetan politics, art, music and medicine are also given; and students participate in various ancillary activities, including Indian cultural programs, tours of Varanasi and travel to important Buddhist sites in India, including Bodh Gaya, Raj Ghir and the ruins of Nalanda University. Each student is assigned a student colleague drawn from the student body of the CUTS who will help in acculturation and give a 'student's eye view' of Tibetan culture.
Online Exercises, 25%, 1000 words
In-country: Journal and Test, 50%, 2000 words
Essay, 25%, 1000 words
Unit Fee Information
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