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General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Expert (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Number of credits: 15,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Face-to-face
Centre responsible : Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 975,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 11/19/2021

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
The general aim of the course is for students to gain theoretical and practical knowledge of mindfulness and health, and develop and experience practices of mindfulness and healthy living habits.

Gain theoretical and practical training on the bases of mindfulness, with a focus on promoting people's health and well-being.

Learn the scientific bases and applications of mindfulness on health.

Develop healthy living habits.

Experience first hand a sequential programme of 16 weeks of mindfulness and compassion practices.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
- Medical students or health professionals, care professions or professionals in other areas in which health and well-being are important.
- Anyone who is interested in promoting the health and well-being of themselves and others.

Access requirements: the official qualifications that grant access will be bachelor's degrees (and pre-EHEA degrees) in any area of science or humanities. Applicants who do not hold a bachelor's degree are assessed individually.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
Students who are not university graduates may be admitted on these courses. These students will be eligible for a university extension course certificate.Information regarding the entry requirements in this case can be obtained from the course coordinators.

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 10/4/2021
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 11/18/2021

Further information


Name of individual or institution: Facultat de Medicina (UB)
Address: c. Casanova 143 08036 Barcelona

Telephone: 934035258


Name of individual or institution: Dra. Begoña Mellado
Address: Servei Oncologia Mèdica, Hospital Clínic c. Villarroel 170 08036 Barcelona
Email address: BMELLADO@clinic.cat
Webpage: https://www.ub.edu/mindfulness-salut-benestar
Telephone: 932275400ext2262

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