To nurture members of the Sangha to be proficient in the English and Chinese Languages as well as to have the ability to promulgate Buddhism, conduct academic research and manage monastic matters, so as to ensure the continual development of Chinese Mahayana Buddhism.
二、学制及学习内容COURSE STRUCTURE AND CURRICULUM:
English Course: Full time 6-year course, consisting of a 2-year foundation course focusing on developing core English Language skills, followed by a 4-year undergraduate programme conducted in English. Upon earning the required credits, students will be awarded a Bachelor of Arts' degree by the Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, Thailand.
Chinese Course: Full time 4-year undergraduate programme in Buddhism conducted in Chinese. Upon earning the required credits, students will be awarded a Bachelor of Arts' degree by the Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, Thailand.
本院拥有一支强大和资深的教学队伍。其中教授佛学科目的教师，都是获得硕士 / 博士学位、精通佛法的法师和居士学者。
BCS has a well-established and experienced teaching team, especially our Buddhism lecturers, which consist of both Sangha members and lay-people with either Masters' Degree or PhD qualifications.
All meals, accommodation and daily necessities will be provided by the college. Students will also receive a monthly allowance during their period of study at BCS.
Studentsshall return to theirmonasteriesupon graduation. However, graduates who are interested to engage in further academic research may apply for the college's MA programme or apply for assistance to further their studies overseas.
Ordained Buddhist monkaged 18 – 35 of all nationalities.
Devout and hasbeen ordained for at least 1 year.
Possess at least high school or equivalent qualifications (e.g. 'A'-levels, vocational college or junior high graduate plus 3 years ofeducation at a Buddhist College).
Healthy, no visible or hidden disabilities (E.g. sleepwalking, epilepsy) and/or infectious diseases.
No criminal record.
The closing date for non-Chinese applicants is 24 April 2020; Chinese applicants is 22 May 2020.
Interested parties may download the application formfrom our website www.bcs.edu.sg. Application forms should be completed accordingly and legibly. Please provide a valid contact number and/or email address.
Please submit the completed application form together with the following materials to the Registrar's Office. Please email us after you have sent out the application form.
（1）两封推荐信，可由报考者的师父、常住寺院的住持 / 师长、曾读佛学院的法师 / 老师提供。
Two different referral letters from either the applicant's Master, the Abbot / senior monks at the applicant's current Monastery or former Venerables / Lecturers who had previously taught the applicant.
Photocopy of the latest academic transcript and certificate attained by the applicant.
Photocopy of Personal Identification card and passport.
Three passport-sized, matte-finished photographs (35×45mm) of the applicant's front profile. Applicants should be dressed in monk's robes with no headdress, on white background.
Medical check-up form (inclusive of blood test, liver test, chest X-ray) from a Government-registered medical institution.
八、录取程序和名额SELECTIONPROCEDURES AND INTAKE:
A total of 70 studentswillbeselected for theEnglish and Chinese programmes
Applicants will be selected based on the results of the entrance examinations.
Scope of Examination: Interviews and examinations for both courses will be conducted at the same time. English course applicants will sit for a Pre-Intermediate English Language examination while Chinese course applicants will sit for 3 examinations: Buddhism, Chinese Linguistic Skills (both conducted in Chinese) and Elementary English Language Examination.
The college will apply for student visas and permits on behalf of all selected applicants.
Selection results will be announcedvia telephone, email and the college website.
According to the policy stipulated by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA), all foreign students are required to pay a security deposit. The student shall bear half of the amount, while the remainder will be subsidized by the college. Please visit the college website (https://www.bcs.edu.sg/admissions/ba/) for details on the deposit amount.
Successful applicants are required to report to the college by 24 August 2020.
Start of Semester : 31August2020
For more information, please visit the “Admissions” section at the college website or contact us in writing / via telephone.
地址 Address Buddhist College of Singapore
Registrar's Office:88 Bright Hill Road Singapore 574117
电话Telephone 0065-6715 6900
Please contact us between Mondays to Fridays, 9am – 4pm, Singapore time
传真 Fax Number 0065-6456 0180
网页 Website www.bcs.edu.sg