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MA - Master of Arts
Mindfulness Teaching (General) Self Development / Communication Skills Teaching / Training Psychology Specialisations
About This Course
The Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP) at Bangor is the largest and oldest mindfulness teacher training organisation in the UK, and has been training people to teach mindfulness-based courses for the last 15 years. We were the first programme in the world to offer a Masters in mindfulness-based approaches and strive to be the best. Our students often comment about our supportive and experiential learning environment, and develop a close and supportive community of learning as they progress through the course.
Gain a Masters degree in Teaching Mindfulness-Based Courses
This Masters will provide full training to be a mindfulness teacher, and you gain a Masters level qualification plus the Certificate of Competence in Mindfulness teacher training – this represents the highest level of teacher training in the UK and is a highly sought after certificate.
This route takes between four to five years to complete, it is up to you at what rate you progress through the Masters.
There are four compulsory modules (Foundation, Teaching 1, Teaching 2, and Mindfulness Teacher Project).
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
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; 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.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. 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.
Located on the beautiful North Wales coast between the mountains and the sea, Bangor University has a rich academic history and delivers a superb student experience, making it a unique higher education institution in the UK. A welcoming academic community with around 10,000 students, Bangor University has a renowned reputation for excellent student support, offering a diverse range of courses spanning subject areas within the arts and...more