Jama Masjid, Delhi, India


Studying Asian Religions at McGill University

The study of Asian religion and culture is an essential element of students' education in becoming global citizens. The Asian Religions Area of the School of Religious Studies supports one of the largest teaching programs in Asian Religions in North America. The School of Religious Studies teaches more than 30 courses from the basic introductory level to advanced graduate seminars in Hinduism and Buddhism, with regional expertise and focus on religions in South Asia, the Himalayas and East Asia, and offers instruction in all levels of Sanskrit and Tibetan.


Programs in Asian Religions 

Honours in Asian Religions (60 credits, no thesis)

Joint Honours in Asian Religions (36 credits, no thesis)

Master of Arts (M.A.) Religious Studies (Asian Religions)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (Asian Religions)


To view courses offered in the current semester, please consult e-calendar, the University's online Programs, Courses and University Regulations.

For questions about studying Asian Religions at McGill, please contact andrea.pinkney [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Asian%20religions%20advising%20(web)) (Professor A. M. Pinkney).