Professional Certificate in Wellbeing Leadership

Course overview

  • 6 months part time
  • Online
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Mid Year Intake - July


The Professional Certificate in Wellbeing Leadership promotes an evidence-based, multidisciplinary perspective to wellbeing leadership and its applications in business, community, and group contexts.

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.

What you'll learn

The course provides a foundation of the contemporary developments of the wellbeing leadership field; explores key elements, theories, and perspectives from a range of scholars and practitioners; and considers strategies for translating the wellbeing leadership 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.


Graduates may apply to progress to the University of Melbourne's Graduate Certificate in Wellbeing Science, or Master of Applied Positive Psychology, with advanced standing for equivalent subjects.