Mindfulness Based Practice and Research

University College Cork


Course Name Mindfulness Based Practice and Research
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PCMBP
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Cert Minor
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE: November 2021
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 25th September 2021

During your online application you will be required to upload the following documents:

Application Statement
Birth Cert or Passport
Passport Photograph
Curriculum Vitae
English Language Test Report [if appl...

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Expand+8 months Part-time
Online - Thursday evenings and occasional Friday and Saturdays.

The programme will run one evening per week over two academic years with students attending a three-hour lecture from mid-September to May, with 1 Saturday (full-...

Course Fee €1,500
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants should hold a level eight honours degree or an equivalent qualification or professional qualification within a relevant field such as health care, education, social care, family care or workplace development

Have at least five years...

Comment Course Practicalities
The Post Graduate Certificate in Mindfulness Based Practice is run fully online and so can be completed from home. The programme requires a committed personal practice of formal and informal mindfulness outside of lecture times.
Course Content

Expand+This Post Graduate Certificate in Mindfulness Based Practice and Research is run over eight months, fully online. The programme supports the student to develop a committed mindfulness practice in their own lives. This practice enables the student to ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
AP6807: Mindfulness and Reflective Practice (5 credits)
Reflective practice, acceptance and commitment training, nine attitudinal foundations of mindfulness.

AP6808: Enquiry into Mindfulness Practice (15 credits)
Enquiry into per...

Assessment Method The Post Graduate Certificate in Mindfulness based Practice and Research will use academic style assignments along with reflective assignments which allow the student to engage with both research and personal practice and encourages the student to draw on research to inform their practice. There is also an online presentation which the student gives of their learning in the programme.
Careers or Further Progression This PG Cert acts as an ideal preparation for those who wish to progress to the MSC in Mindfulness Based Wellbeing and become a mindfulness teacher.
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