BA in Theology and Religious Studies ONSITE (11)
Honours degree has different meanings for different degrees. Most commonly it is an award in connection with undergraduate Bachelor’s degree variations. If you meant on that answer is “yes”.
Yes, there is a scope of employment in ISKCON and outside. There is also a variety of scopes to continue your studies.
Externally validated means there is a third party in between BC and UOC which is independent and which is monitoring educational quality.
Students can inquire and apply any time of the year, preferably in spring so that there is enough time for the admission process to be completed before the academic year starts in September.
For the onsite course please refer to: bhaktivedantacollege.com/program/theology/ under the Tab “Admission”.
For the online course please refer to: bhaktivedantacollege.com/online/ba-theology-and-religious-studies-trs-online/ under the Tab “Admission”.
The academic topics include philosophy and theology, religious studies, scriptural studies and practical theology. At the end of Year 3, students are required to write a dissertation on any of the chosen areas, agreed upon with a mentor. The curriculum is fun yet challenging. The College facilitates the devotional, intellectual, artistic, cultural, and missionary aspirations of the students. Thus the curriculum includes all these aspects, and the courses contain varied teaching methods to best involve the students in the process of learning. Each course has its own mood and is exciting and inspiring.
Onsite: The academic year runs from September through June. Each of the three terms run for eleven to twelve weeks. The terms are separated by a two-week break at Christmas and a two-week break around mid-March. Generally all the Bhaktivedanta College courses last for one or two weeks. Some weeks are set aside for writing essays, preparing presentations, or studying for exams.
Online: The academic year runs from August through June. The terms are separated by a two-week break at Christmas and a two-week break around mid-March. The courses are taught and spread in a different way than the onsite courses in order to facilitate a proper distant learning experience. Some weeks are set aside for writing essays and preparing other assignments depending on the course requirements.
The students attend the morning program at the Radhadesh temple, which is followed by breakfast. The morning classes usually run from 10.30 AM till 1.30 PM, followed by lunch. Afternoon classes (if required for the course) usually run from 3 PM until 6 PM, followed by an evening snack of fresh bread and butter and milk. Gaura-arati is at 7 PM.
It is a package price: ashram accommodation and meals are included. More details are given under the tab “Fees” at:
The yearly tuition is split into three installments, of which are to be paid 50% at the beginning of the 1st term (beginning of September) and 25% at the beginning of both the 2nd and 3rd term (beginning of January and April).
You can pay by bank transfer, Paypal, or in cash. You will find the necessary information under the tab “Admission” at: