There are several flexible study options to studying Positive Psychology and Wellbeing Science – whether you are an undergraduate exploring the field for the first time or an expert looking for a tailored speciality.
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 Positive Education
In this course you will learn about principles designed to draw on students’ individual strengths and better support students and staff, including different theories of wellbeing, core positive education constructs, and how to utilise scientific theory to create stronger learning environments.
Graduate Certificate in Wellbeing Science
The course instills the importance of an evidence-based, multidisciplinary perspective to positive psychology and wellbeing science and its applications personally and professionally across a range of contexts. It incorporates learning approaches that link research and practice, promote deep learning, connection with others, and critical scholarship, providing students with skills to apply their knowledge in the future.
Professional Certificate in Wellbeing Coaching
The course provides a foundation of the contemporary developments of the wellbeing coaching field; explores key elements, theories, practices, and perspectives from a range of scholars and practitioners; and considers strategies for translating the wellbeing coaching science into practice. The course draws on a variety of pedagogical approaches to promote deep learning, connection with others, and critical scholarship, providing students with skills to apply their knowledge in the future.
Professional Certificate in Wellbeing Leadership
It is designed for students who are interested in scientifically grounded approaches to understanding leadership in the context of wellbeing and wellbeing cultures, you'll gain the skills, knowledge and abilities to apply leadership approaches relevant to positive psychology and wellbeing science principles to real-world contexts.
Programs Dates 2023
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.