Mindfulness, M.Phil. | Stellenbosch University | Stellenbosch, South Africa
12 months
1768 EUR/year
1100 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Stellenbosch University's Mindfulness programme extends over a minimum of one year on a full-time basis or two years on a part-time basis.


Key facts

The purpose of Stellenbosch University's Mindfulness programme is to train researchers who can contribute to the development of knowledge at an advanced level in the field of mindfulness-based interventions. 

The programme offers you the training, supervision and support necessary to enable you to reflect critically on theory and its application, by means of a research thesis. 

New and local knowledge in the field of mindfulness-based interventions will improve patient care and thereby benefit the community. 

The programme is offered by the Department of Psychiatry in collaboration with the Division of Family Medicine and Primary Care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis Mindfulness

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

One of the following in an education, health sciences, business sciences or social sciences field, for example medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nursing, social work or psychology:

  •  a four-year bachelor’s degree
  • an honour’s degree
  • a postgraduate diploma (NQF level 8). 
  •  A Certificate in Mindfulness-based Interventions or another mindfulness qualification equivalent to a four-year bachelor’s degree, an honour’s degree or a postgraduate diploma.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1768 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1768 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    1100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1100 EUR per year during 12 months.

R19,619 / R32,425

Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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