in Applied Mindfulness
Are you a professional, leader, or mindfulness practitioner who is seeking to deepen your understanding of the origins, applications, and proven benefits of mindfulness?
Enhance your current career or embark on a new endeavour by developing a scholarly and experiential understanding of mindfulness and its applications. Extend your knowledge of the Buddhist origins of mindfulness and the ways in which mindfulness techniques have been used to inquire deeply, cultivate practical wisdom, and alleviate suffering across cultures and throughout history.
Develop the capacity to apply your learning in a variety of professional contexts, including leadership, workplaces, health, and educational settings. Become a mindful, ethical, and compassionate leader and learn to navigate complex problems with deep self-awareness and clarity. Increase your capacity to skilfully navigate global crises like climate change, global financial strain, and Covid-19.
Our unique Graduate Certificate in Applied Mindfulness will enable you to integrate an advanced understanding of mindfulness into your professional and personal life. Whether you are interested in wellness, community engagement, business, or education, you will strengthen your personal practice and develop the skills needed to share your insights with clients, colleagues, and associates. Our Graduate Certificate will empower you to navigate personal and professional challenges with greater clarity, wisdom, and compassion. It will assist you to clarify your values, ethics, and purpose and will make whatever you choose to do in life sustainable and impactful.
This course takes an interdisciplinary approach drawing on our expertise in mindfulness teaching, compassion science, Buddhist studies, sociology, leadership and coaching, and mindfulness and neuroscience.
Our online format and flexible approach make studying the Certificate suitable for professionals from anywhere in the world.
Our Graduate Certificate can be taken part-time or full-time and includes four subjects.
|Head of Program||Dr Nadine Levy|
|Course Duration||Full-time: 6 months | Part-time: from 12 months for domestic students only|
|Delivery Method||Online and on campus study|
Bachelor degree with a major in a relevant field, such as health sciences, social sciences, liberal arts, or education (demonstrated through the provision of academic transcript) OR
relevant working experience and professional training over at least three (3) years; for example, in the health, social services or education sector (demonstrated through the provision of a CV or evidence of professional training, such as a certificate of completion, and a written outline of relevance and importance of undertaking study in applied midnfulness to current or future roles).
|English Language Requirements||
Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Applicants who have not completed substantial tertiary studies in English will need to meet our English Language Requirements.
Please note: Although this course does not directly lead to a registration as a health professional, on completion of this course, those wishing to register as a health professional in Australia will also need to satisfy the AHPRA requirement of an overall IELTS score of 7.
|Related Courses||Master of Arts (Health and Social Wellbeing)
Graduate Diploma in Health and Social Wellbeing
|Tuition Fees||Domestic $11,000
*FEE-HELP available to eligible Australian citizens
Tuition fees, non-tuition fees, and refunds are governed by NTI’s Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy
|Non-Tuition Fees||More about non-tuition fees|
4 Core Subjects
|HSW807||Applied Mindfulness for Professionals|
|ABS802||Mindfulness: Theory and Practice|
|HSW917||Mindful and Compassionate Leadership|
|HSW905||Compassion at Work|
Please note: Not all electives are offered in each semester. Please check the subject timetable for a full list of subjects scheduled
On completion of the course, you are expected to demonstrate:
- Advanced knowledge of applied mindfulness and its applications in various personal and professional contexts, including leadership, the workplace and health settings.
- Advanced knowledge of the Buddhist origins of mindfulness.
- Advanced knowledge of the link between mindfulness, compassion, and practical wisdom.
- A strong personal practice of mindfulness and the capacity to critically reflects on its benefits and implications.
- The skills to critically analyse and evaluate approaches to mindfulness and mindfulness-based interventions.