Master of Applied Positive Psychology

    • CRICOS Code: 079279E

    The experience


    A world leader in Education research and teaching, the Melbourne Graduate School of Education is a vibrant and exciting place to study.

    Centre for Positive Psychology

    The mission of the Centre for Positive Psychology is to advance the science and practice of wellbeing for students, teachers and education systems through the application of Positive Psychology.

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    The people of mgse

    In the Master of Applied Positive Psychology, you’ll join the best and brightest education professionals from diverse backgrounds across Australia and the world, and become part of a community that is committed to changing lives through education. We have a strong focus on evidence-based practices and education research. You will be taught by recognised experts in their field, making you a highly sought-after education professional and thought leader. Explore our academic staff profiles here. Or learn more about research at MGSE here.

    life at melbourne

    With the accolade of one of the world’s most liveable cities, you’ll be in the heart of the buzz that makes Melbourne an exciting place to be. Located on the city side of the University’s Parkville campus, we are just a short walk to the CBD, the famous Queen Victoria Market, and a host of cafes, restaurants, shops, theatres, galleries and bars. Most of our students are already working professionals, so we appreciate you'll have to manage a study/life balance. Whilst you’re studying in Melbourne, we ensure a supportive environment for all students and offer a range of enrichment activities, including a student mentoring program, wellbeing services and academic skills support.

    Indigenous Students

    The university has a student-led representative body - the Indigenous Graduate Student Association (IGSA) – who look to support graduate coursework and research students, enable collaboration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students and staff and encourage potential future Indigenous graduate students.

    Meet our Master of Applied positive psychology Student: Andrea Downie

    Andrea student

    “The fellow students, educators and exceptionally designed course made this what it was. The learning was very personalised and allowed me to develop existing strengths whilst challenging myself also.”

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