Professional Certificate in Positive Education

What will I study?


In this course you will explore a range of evidence-based applications to improve positive emotions, engagement, relationships, meaning, and accomplishment for people of all ages.

Graduates will understand the role of measurement and evaluation, and be prepared to enhance wellbeing policy and initiate and lead systematic change across educational communities.

Course structure

This course comprises two subjects (25 credit points of study), usually over six months part time. The course is offered in both face to face and online modes (online mode commences in July 2022).

We offer two intakes:

  • Start-year (February) intake for the face to face version
  • Mid-year (July) intake for the online version.

For detailed course and subject information, see the University Handbook: Professional Certificate in Positive Education.

Compulsory subjects

Name Study periodMode Credit points
Principles of Positive Psychology Semester 1, 2022 On Campus 12.5
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Systems Informed Approaches to Change Semester 1, 2022 On Campus 12.5
Semester 2, 2022 Online