Positive Psychology and Wellbeing, M.Sc. | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 months
17400 GBP/year
8925 GBP/year
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Positive Psychology and Wellbeing MSc at Liverpool John Moores University promotes the human virtues, strengths and skills at the heart of happiness, wellbeing and a meaningful, engaged life.


Studying Positive Psychology and Wellbeing MSc at Liverpool John Moores University, you will learn about happiness, wellbeing, flourishing and human traits, strengths and skills that contribute to a fulfilled and engaged life.

Topics will include happiness, character strengths, meditation, mindfulness, positive neuroscience and wellbeing across the lifespan and various social structures. You will get to know the main theories of positive human 


This qualification advances your ability to apply positive psychology principles in an effective, knowledgeable and evidence-based way. 

For psychology graduates it can be a route towards a career in applied psychological practice or a next step towards a career in clinical psychology or talking therapies. You may choose to continue in education or research, even taking your studies to doctoral level.

Professionals in fields such as health and wellbeing, coaching, health promotion, occupational psychology, education, counselling and psychotherapy or personnel development will be able to broaden their expertise and incorporate positive psychology approaches into their professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts in Positive Psychology 
  • Pathways to Wellbeing 
  • Promoting and Preserving Wellbeing 
  • Meditation and Mindfulness 
  • Research Skills for Positive Psychology 
  • Analysis for Positive Psychology 
  • Empirical Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a second class honours degree in Psychology, including an upper second class mark (2.1) in your undergraduate dissertation 
  • equivalent professional qualifications and experience
  • Additional information
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
  • International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate
  • International students entering on a Student visa cannot study part-time

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8925 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8925 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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