1 months
Duration
Free
Free
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
Unknown
Apply date
Anytime
Unknown
Start date

About

In this Finding Purpose and Meaning In Life - Living for What Matters Most course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan, you’ll learn how science, philosophy and practice all play a role in both finding your purpose and living a purposeful life. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You will hear from historical figures and individuals about their journeys to finding and living a purposeful life, and will walk through different exercises to help you find out what matters most to you so you can live a purposeful life. 

As an added benefit, you will also have complimentary access, for a period of time, to the Purposeful App. This groundbreaking mobile and desktop app is designed to help you build a purposeful rhythm into each day, so you can bring your best self to what matters most. Look for more information in Week 1 of the course! 

By the end of this Finding Purpose and Meaning In Life - Living for What Matters Most course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan, you will: 

  • Understand that having a strong purpose in life is an essential element of human well-being.
  • Know how self-transcending purpose positively affects well-being.
  • Be able to create a purpose for your life (don't be intimidated, this is different from creating "the purpose" for your life).
  • Apply personal approaches and skills to self-change and become and stay connected to your purpose every day.

What you will learn

  • Understand that having a strong purpose in life is an essential element of human well-being
  • Know how self-transcending purpose positively affects well-being
  • Create a purpose for your life
  • Apply personal approaches and skills to self-change and become and stay connected to your purpose every day

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • What is a Purpose in Life?
  • How Purpose Organizes our Lives
  • How Purpose Changes our Lives
  • How Purposes Work in Real Life

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

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

  • Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.

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.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 6 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Finding Purpose and Meaning In Life - Living for What Matters Most
-
Coursera

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!

Tuition fee settings