Master of Applied Positive Psychology

    • CRICOS Code: 079279E

    What will I study?


    Through this course, you will learn how to create and evaluate positive, meaningful change in a range of professional contexts – and build the skills to promote optimal leadership within organisations.

    Learning and assessment takes place through a range of tasks including debates, case studies, role plays, videos and research. You’ll also be encouraged to apply positive psychology principles to your own life and critically reflect on these experiences.

    The program covers the different strategies that individuals and groups use to enhance and promote health, and the important factors that involve sustained behavioural change.

    Course structure

    • Course code: MC-APP
    • 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
    • 4 core subjects (including a capstone project), each worth 25 points.

    You will cover the following themes:

    • principles of positive psychology
    • positive interventions and programs
    • positive psychology and organisations.

    For detailed course and subject information, see the University Handbook: Master of Applied Positive Psychology.

    Delivery mode

    Subjects are generally delivered in three two-day on-campus intensives on Fridays and Saturdays.


    Please note this course has a February intake only.

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