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Positive Psychology and Wellbeing MSc


Liverpool John Moores University Faculty of Science

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

About the course

LJMU's Positive Psychology and Wellbeing MSc promotes the human virtues, strengths and skills at the heart of happiness, wellbeing and a meaningful, engaged life.

  • Benefit from a theory-led and evidence-based approach to promoting wellbeing covering the breadth of Positive Psychology
  • Learn from leading experts in the field 
  • Deeply engage with a positive psychology topic of your choice
  • Enjoy a strong practice-based perspective
  • Develop sustained mindfulness meditation practice
  • Gain strengths-based workplace skills 

Positive psychology is a rapidly evolving field, which enriches the psychological work in a broad range of applied areas.

Put yourself at the forefront of these exciting developments by studying a programme, which is one of only a few available worldwide. You will learn about

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Entry Requirements

You will need a second class honours degree in Psychology, including upper second class mark (2.1) in your undergraduate dissertation
or a 2:1 in related fields (e.g. Social Science, Counselling, Educational Studies, Business Studies, and Social Enterprise Studies) in combination with 2:1 in your undergraduate dissertation (or similar work) or equivalent professional qualifications and experience.

Additional information
IELTS 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
RPL is accepted
International students applying to study a full-time Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate.


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