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    Master of Applied Positive Psychology
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    Master of Applied Positive Psychology

    CQUniversity Australia

    CQUniversity Australia

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    Australia, Rockhampton

    University RankQS Ranking
    589

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Master by Course Work

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    Online

    Campuses

    Online

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines10-Mar-2025 20-Jun-2025
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    Duration 2 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 34,080  / year
    Apply Date 20-Jun-2025
    Next Intake 10-Mar-2025

    Master of Applied Positive Psychology

    About

    The Master of Applied Positive Psychology is designed to train professionals to enhance and facilitate positive change, wellbeing, and resilience. In this course, you will learn the tools needed to enhance mental, emotional and physical wellbeing in individuals, organisations and communities. This course incorporates elements from a number of highly relevant fields and contemporary topics including positive psychology, coaching psychology, health promotion, positive education, counselling, asset-based community development, eco-psychology, and social innovation. This will help you graduate with skills and knowledge that can be applied across many occupations and holistic education experience. By completing the Master of Applied Positive Psychology, you will be able to work in a wide variety of occupations and will be well prepared to work with children, teenagers, and adults.

    The Master of Applied Positive Psychology has been developed after extensive consultation with industry leaders from the Wellbeing and Resilience Centre at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

    INDUSTRY RELEVANCE
    Our public health teaching team have recent and relevant experience in many facets of public health having worked as health promotion officers, environmental health officers and public health nutritionists in Queensland Health, local government, not-for-profits and private industry. Your teaching team is committed to sharing their insights and knowledge with you so that you gain a wide range of perspectives in public health practice.

    REAL-WORLD OPPORTUNITIES
    Your learning is enhanced through practical and real-world learning experiences where you can apply the skills and knowledge from your studies to authentic scenarios. Two units from within the masters each incorporate 120 hours of work experience in a community-based or community-led public health organisation.

    FLEXIBLE STUDY OPTIONS
    Benefit from the flexibility to study in a way that suits you with on-campus and online options available. Our postgraduate public health courses are available to study on campus in Melbourne and Sydney, or online.

    If you choose to study online, you will benefit from the latest in learning technology that keeps you connected and supported throughout your studies. As an online student, there are no residential schools required for our postgraduate public health courses.

    CAREER FOCUSSED
    A postgraduate public health course from CQUniversity, prepares you to work in community-based and community-led health services and projects for government and non-government organisations. The graduate diploma and masters also prepare you for work in international humanitarian organisations. And, if you complete the project work major within the masters you will be well prepared for a career in research and or project management.

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must hold:

    • A completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent Bachelor degree, or higher equivalent qualification.

    English Language Proficiency Requirements

    If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

    • A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
    • An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or
    • Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

    completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

    If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores as below.

    • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall & minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
    • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

    English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

    International Students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.

    Each student will be assessed individually.

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.

    Career

    The Master of Applied Positive Psychology is designed to provide professionals working in a coaching, training, counselling or managerial roles as well as those with an interest in wellbeing and resilience with the skills required to create positive change. By completing an applied research project in your final year of study, you will also improve your professional research capabilities.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 34,080 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
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