Applied Positive Psychology (MSc)

the United Kingdom

For more information about Applied Positive Psychology at Anglia Ruskin University ARU, please visit the webpage using the button above.

The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 - 27 Months

Domestic course fees
GBP 11500 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
January, September

International course fees
GBP 14500 per year

All study options

About Applied Positive Psychology at Anglia Ruskin University ARU

Put yourself at the forefront of this developing discipline by joining a strand of applied psychology only offered at a few universities across the world. Discover and discuss the nature of happiness, what helps people thrive and make a difference to everyday lives by studying MSc Applied Positive Psychology at ARU.

Positive psychology is life changing. Our degree course helps you investigate the science behind how we can prepare for more successful lives and better well-being, through challenging existing cognitive and emotional patterns and encouraging positivity with evidence-based activities.

By studying Applied Positive Psychology at ARU, you'll be introduced to research and interventions around topics like positive and negative emotions, character strengths, motivation, resilience, creativity, wisdom and other conditions shown to make a difference to the lives of individuals, groups and organisations. You'll constantly test your skills and apply them to real-life situations, coming to understand which tools and strategies to use in delivering meaningful, high-impact interventions.

You'll be able to use your new skills to shape businesses, education and communities. Our wide choice of modules means that, whether you work in coaching, business, education or health, you can tailor your studies to your career goals. Our course will also suit you if you have a BSc in psychology and want to further your knowledge.

Our Applied Positive Psychology degree course is taught via blended learning, a mixture of both distance learning and face-to-face delivery in Cambridge and France. In France, teaching takes place approximately 40 minutes from the centre of Paris by train, giving you the advantage of cheaper accommodation as well as the chance to make a quick visit to the capital. In Cambridge, teaching takes place at our East Road campus, where you'll also have access to the psychology laboratories in our Science Centre.

You'll complete four intensive week-long modules, followed by online research methods teaching and supervision for your major project. In-between modules you'll undertake self-directed study.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study12 - 27 months
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 11500 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14500 per year

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

For information on entry requirements for international students, please visit the entry qualifications for your country page.

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