Positive Psychology and Well-being, M.Sc. | Tilburg University | Tilburg, Netherlands
12 months
15100 EUR/year
2253 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The master's track in Positive Psychology and Well-being trains you to become a scientist-practitioner in the broad field of psychology. As a positive psychologist you focus on people’s strengths and talents, the positive aspects of human functioning. You can apply this within the broad domain of mental health services, schools and companies. This a track of the master’s program Psychology and Mental Health.

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In the master's track Positive Psychology and Well-being you’ll deal with concepts like positive development and growth, creativity, happiness, talents, character strengths, adaptive power, psychological well-being, and factors which enable individuals and systems to achieve these concepts. You will pay attention to the positive aspects of individuals and systems and how these can contribute to society.

Programme Structure

You will follow 4 core courses of 24 ECTS in total:

  • Introduction and theories about Positive Psychology (6 ECTS)
  • Personal development, Growth and Resilience (6 ECTS)
  • Positive Institutions (6 ECTS)
  • Assessment and Interventions  (6 ECTS)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines






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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's and/or a master's degree in psychology
    • You can apply for admission BEFORE you have graduated, but you must have graduated by September 1, 2020 at the latest. If your graduation ceremony is after September 1, 2020, please send an email to your International Admission Coordinator at tsb-admissions@tilburguniversity.edu before you apply to avoid disappointment.
    • You cannot be accepted onto this master's program without having either a bachelor's or master's degree in Psychology. Work experience or an interest in this field cannot be taken into account for the admission process without a sufficient academic background.
  • Advanced knowledge in research methods and statistics
  • Knowledge of the basic psychological subjects
  • Knowledge of specific (major) psychology courses

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2253 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2253 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 EUR /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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