|Award title||Professional Certificate in Positive Psychology|
|Year & campus||2022 — Parkville|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||25 credit points|
|Duration||6 months part-time or 6 months part-time|
The Professional Certificate in Positive Psychology is designed for students who are interested in scientifically-grounded approaches to understanding and supporting wellbeing personally and professionally. The course aims to equip graduate students with the skills, knowledge and abilities to apply positive psychology and wellbeing science principles to real-world contexts. The course emphasises critical thinking and contextually relevant analysis and application of concepts.
The program provides a foundation of the historical developments of the positive psychology field; explores key elements, theories, and perspectives from a range of scholars and practitioners; and considers strategies for translating the wellbeing science into practice. Through experiential learning approaches, students explore applications of the positive psychology perspective personally and professionally.
The program 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.
Last updated: 30 November 2021