Entry requirements

  1. A good undergraduate or postgraduate degree (usually at a minimum 2:ii standard). Equivalent professional and practical experience in life and work can also be considered.
  2. Have completed a teacher-led 8-week mindfulness course (Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy or Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction), taught to a group over 8 weeks.
  3. Frequent and regular meditation practice (normally on a daily basis) of mindfulness meditation, preferably as taught in MBSR and MBCT, for at least a year before starting the programme.
  4. IT requirements: students must have a computer in good working order (with basic software such as Microsoft Office as a minimum), access to the Internet, and the IT skills required to use these systems.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain a Masters degree in mindfulness-based approaches...

  • This Masters will enable you to study mindfulness-based approaches without training to become a mindfulness teacher.
  • This route takes between three and five years to complete, it is up to you at what rate you progress through the Masters.
  • There are three compulsory modules (Foundation, Research and Thesis) and you can choose any other two modules.

We welcome applications from international students. Please note that this course is part-time and so will not enable students to get a student visa to the UK. International students who apply will have to independently arrange visas to allow them to attend the teaching days over a 3-5 year period.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from international students. Please note that this course is part-time and so will not enable students to get a student visa to the UK. International students who apply will have to independently arrange visas to allow them to attend the teaching days over a 3-5 year period.

For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Please read our Fees & Finances pages for the most up to date information. You can also find out more about Postgraduate Funding & Scholarships on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MA
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    MA/MSc may take 3-5 year to complete.

Course contact details

Name
Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice
Email
mastersinmidfulness@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1248 388281