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Master of Science in Positive Psychology University of Bolton University of Bolton, UK


Jan 2023, Sep 2023

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GBP 13550

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18 months


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Program Overview

The University of Bolton's Master’s in Positive Psychology takes you on an immersive journey into this relatively new subject area within psychology. The programme’s modular nature allows you to take a flexible and fairly autonomous approach to learning, theorising, reflecting and researching.

You’ll get the chance to learn, debate and critically evaluate Positive Psychology’s new techniques and research. You’ll also have the opportunity to evaluate developing theories and applications in Positive Psychology, supported all the way by experienced and enthusiastic teaching staff with an excellent knowledge base. We offer expert training in research techniques, helping you to conceptualise, design and implement an independent research project that explores new ideas and approaches at the forefront of this increasingly popular subject.

Successfully completing a MSc in Positive Psychology should put you in a highly favourable position for seeking employment in relevant care professions, educational institutions, and for securing a place on a specialist psychology-related higher degree or doctorate programme.


  • We’ll support you as you develop an in-depth and advanced knowledge of this emerging field of psychology, and develop your own research projects.
  • Many of our teaching staff for this programme are involved in significant and ongoing research in this subject.
  • You’ll have plenty of opportunities to develop highly sought-after skills in critical evaluation and reflection relating to theories and research techniques in Positive Psychology.
  • Focused research training is designed to support and guide you in conceptualising, designing and implementing your own independent research in Positive Psychology.
  • The programme is designed to enhance your employability, particularly in the care professions – or to help you progress to further studies in psychology.

Key Features

  • An enthusiastic, dedicated and supportive teaching team delivers this pioneering programme.
  • The course curriculum gives you the opportunity to explore issues from a diverse range of perspectives – all underpinned by a research-informed knowledge base.
  • Learning and teaching is student-centred, with small group sessions and one-to-one tutorials. This is supported by the University’s virtual learning environment.
  • We’ve designed the programme to encourage and support your unique approach to research and critical enquiry.
  • You can enjoy contributions from expert guest speakers on a range of subjects covered in this exciting postgraduate programme.
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Additional Information

Program Level Master's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have a Bachelor's degree.

    6 IELTS Score
    80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    50 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    55% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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