• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 5 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Foundations of Positive Psychology offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Pennsylvania provides you with the key theories and research in the field of positive psychology as well as opportunities for application.

What you will learn

  • Master strategies and tools that enable individuals and organizations to thrive.
  • Discover key theories and research in the field of positive psychology as well as opportunities for application.
  • Apply key concepts from Positive Psychology to your personal and professional life.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 5 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 5 months to complete
      • Suggested 4 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Positive Psychology: Martin E. P. Seligman’s Visionary Science
  • Positive Psychology: Applications and Interventions
  • Positive Psychology: Character, Grit and Research Methods
  • Positive Psychology: Resilience Skills
  • Positive Psychology Specialization Project: Design Your Life for Well-being

Details on Coursera Plus:

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English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Beginner Level

  • This course is appropriate for all learners.

Tuition Fee

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. 

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