• Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
The Graduate Certificate in Positive Psychology at CQUniversity Australia is designed to equip you to develop and implement positive interventions aimed at improving the mental, emotional and physical health of the population in a variety of contexts.

About

In this Graduate Certificate in Positive Psychology at CQUniversity Australia, you will explore the history, development and practical application of positive psychology for enhancing the wellbeing and resilience of individuals, groups, communities and organisations. 

This, combined with contemporary theory will provide you with an understanding of the multidimensional nature of wellbeing with relation to human flourishing. 

The applied nature of the course will also enhance your career prospects and employability by helping you to use positive psychology principles learnt during the course within existing or future professional settings.

Career

It is expected that graduates of this course will have access to a range of career options. Graduates will be equipped to develop and implement positive interventions aimed at improving the mental health of the population in a range of settings including:

  • clinical settings
  • teaching and education
  • coaching and consulting
  • health care settings
  • communities and organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychology: Research Methods
  • Inter-disciplinary Approaches to Positive Psychology
  • Wellbeing Initiatives: Local and Global Scales
  • Group Facilitation and Coaching Skills
  • Building Wellbeing and Resilience: Interconnected Factors
  • Coaching Individuals for Positive Change

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    24 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    75

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • a completed bachelor degree in any discipline from an Australian university or college.

CRICOS Provider Code: 00219C

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3480 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3480 AUD per module and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    2940 AUD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2940 AUD per module and a duration of 6 months.
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Funding

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