PGCert 12 months, PGDip 24 months, MSc 36-42 months (all part-time, blended learning)
Mindfulness is an innate capacity of the mind to be aware of the present moment in a non-judgemental way. It promotes a way of being that helps us to take better care of ourselves and lead healthier lives. It enables us to access inner resources for coping effectively with stress, difficulty and illness.
The programme seeks to meet the needs of experienced professionals from a variety of settings who aim to enhance their practice and extend their professionalism. Participants must be in a position to study the relevance and application of mindfulness practice in a professional setting or context.
The studies in Mindfulness MSc is run as a Partnership between the University of Aberdeen and the Mindfulness Association Ltd, with the Mindfulness Association delivering the experienced Mindfulness, Compassion and insight training for the program and the University delivering the academic training.
The programme involves three integrated elements:
The training in mindfulness practice is entirely secular. An overall aim of the course is to enhance participants practice and extend their professionalism.
To apply download the Application Form.
The Studies in Mindfulness programme is also available for non-EU students. Further details can be found at Mindfulness International Programme.