Master of Applied Positive Psychology at Central Queensland University, Australia

The Master of Applied Positive Psychology program trains professionals to promote and facilitate resilience, wellbeing, and constructive change. You will learn the information and abilities required to enhance the psychological, emotional, and physical wellbeing of individuals, teams, and communities.

Description


The Master of Applied Positive Psychology program trains professionals to promote and facilitate resilience, wellbeing, and constructive change. You will learn the information and abilities required to enhance the psychological, emotional, and physical wellbeing of individuals, teams, and communities.


A few of the subjects and disciplines covered in this course are positive psychology, coaching psychology, health promotion, positive education, counseling, asset-based community development, eco-psychology, and social innovation. Counseling and asset-based community development are some more themes and professions. 


This will enable you to graduate with a broad educational background, transferable skills, and knowledge. After earning your master's in Applied Positive Psychology, you will be qualified to work with children, teenagers, and adults. There are numerous occupations from which you might select.


The Master of Applied Positive Psychology program benefited greatly from the contributions of the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute's Wellbeing and Resilience Center (SAHMRI).

What you will study

Program Structure:

You are required to complete ten (10) mandatory units. In your final year of study, you will apply your knowledge to organize and carry out a large positive psychology, wellbeing, or resilience research project.

Courses Include:

  • Introduction to Positive Psychology: Perspectives on Wellbeing

  • Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approaches to wellbeing

  • Applied Positive Psychology

  • Positive Psychology: Research Methods

  • Group Facilitation Skills

  • Building Wellbeing and Resilience: Interconnected Factors

  • Coaching Individuals for Positive Change

  • Wellbeing Initiatives: Local and Global Scales

  • Applied Positive Psychology Project A

  • Applied Positive Psychology Project B

Learning Outcomes

  1. Examine and define the numerous circumstances that can have an impact on and be used to quantify wellbeing.


  1. Examine cross-disciplinary and intercultural theories, ideologies, and practices in relation to resiliency and wellbeing.


  1. Use evidence-based and best-practice techniques to examine and implement interventions and programs for resilience.


  1. Create and implement therapies that foster resilience in both people and groups.


  1. Utilize case studies of domestic and international social innovation businesses and wellbeing initiatives to develop social innovation and wellbeing initiatives at various scales.


  1. Develop therapies based on research that combines approaches to environmental, physical, and mental health.


  1. Create and implement resilience and/or wellbeing treatments within an all-inclusive, moral, and culturally-sensitive framework.


  1. Examine your development as a professional practitioner of positive psychology, wellbeing, and resilience.


  1. Create a research intervention project, carry it out, evaluate it, and then present it.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Applied Positive Psychology was developed to provide professionals in coaching, training, counseling, and managerial roles, as well as others with an interest in resilience and wellbeing, with the tools required to bring about positive change.


By completing an applied research project in your last year of study, you will improve your professional research abilities.

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • An additional requirement (Year 11 or 12, or equivalent)

  • A tertiary degree is necessary.

  • A minimum overall GPA of 4.0 is required for two years of full-time study for a bachelor's degree.

English Language Requirements

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic), including 6.0s in speaking, listening, and reading.

  • TOEFL - 75

  • PTE - 54

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition Fee 

  • International Indicative First Year Fee - $32,940

  • Domestic  Indicative First Year Fee - $24,090

Scholarships

CQUniversity believes that everyone should be able to attend college. Because we understand that everyone periodically needs assistance, regardless of circumstance, we are happy to provide a number of scholarships, bursaries, and stipends.


With the help of our scholarships, you might be able to pay for travel, child care, laptops, technology, on-campus housing, tuition, and other expenses with the help of our scholarships.

$30,720 per year
  • Level
    Masters Coursework
  • Delivery
    Online
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    March
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL (IBT), CAE, CPE
  • Scholarship
    $3,000 OFF