Centre for Positive Psychology

Our purpose at the Centre is to advance wellbeing of young people through the application of Positive Psychology in key learning environments.

We realise this purpose through exceptional research, teaching and engagement activities that:

  1. Contribute to flourishing individuals
  2. Empower young people to become positive change agents in their community
  3. Strongly influence education practice, systems and policy

Our research streams include: Wellbeing measurement, Wellbeing Literacy and Wellbeing Systems

Our Services

Research & Consultancies
Postgraduate Student Supervision
Publications & Resources

The Centre for Positive Psychology hosts a number of Experts in the field and also works with several PhD candidates allowing us to foster world class research.

There are several flexible study options to studying Positive Psychology - whether an undergraduate exploring the field for the first time or an expert in the field looking for a tailored speciality.

Further Study

Master of Applied Positive Psychology graduates who already possess a relevant Bachelor Honours or Masters Honours degree with a H2A (75%) average or above are eligible to apply for an Master of Philosophy, Doctor of Education or PhD program.

Alternatively, Master of Applied Positive Psychology graduates can study the Graduate Certificate in Educational Research as a pathways to the MPhil, DEd/PhD program.

We also work closely with our colleagues in the related areas of Student Wellbeing and Educational Psychology

Meet our PhD candidates

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Get in touch

Email: mgse-pospsych@unimelb.edu.au
Phone: +61 3 8344 5428
Facebook: facebook.com/uompospsych


Centre for Positive Psychology Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Level 2, 100 Leicester Street, Carlton
University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010