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:
- Contribute to flourishing individuals
- Empower young people to become positive change agents in their community
- Strongly influence education practice, systems and policy
Our research streams include: Wellbeing measurement, Wellbeing Literacy and Wellbeing Systems
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Postgraduate Student Supervision
Publications & Resources
Studying Positive Psychology at The University of Melbourne
Master of Applied Positive Psychology
This course promotes an evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach to working in positive psychology, and will instil in you a strong sense of professional integrity and civic engagement.
Positive Psychology as breadth
Aimed towards undergraduate students, this breadth track explores issues related to positive psychology, with a focus on the relationship between well-being, pro-social behaviour and peak performance at the individual, group and community levels.
Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education)
This course is designed for educators, youth workers, school counsellors, health professionals and administrators who are working in schools and other educational settings.
Professional Certificate in Positive Psychology
The course is designed for people who are interested in applying the science of positive psychology in health, business and organisational contexts.