Positive psychology is the science-based study of what allows humans to flourish in life and how that can potential can be applied in everyday life. Whether you are seeking to further your career in healthcare, education, counselling, coaching, leadership or whether you want to improve your personal relationships and self-development, this course is likely to lead to a life-changing experience.


Why Study At Buckinghamshire New University (BNU)?

As one of the few universities that offer this course, BNU has strong expertise in Applied Positive Psychology. The course is delivered by lecturers, positive psychology practitioners and visiting experts in the field. Distance learning means you can attend the course regardless of your geographical location and time zones, working at your own pace and convenience.


What Are The Requirements?

Students on this course typically have achieved a 2:1 degree or have the equivalent professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience.


How Is The Course Delivered?

Learning materials are uploaded monthly onto our virtual learning environment for you to go through at your own pace. No matter where you are, you can access useful resources like podcasts, academic journals, presentations and online lectures.  You are able to work at your own pace by accessing the learning materials which are uploaded onto the virtual learning environment each month.


Taster Course And 10% Discount On MAPP Fees

Before you commit yourself to enrol on the MAPP course, you might like to take a short online course that introduces the subject of positive psychology. Introduction to Positive Psychology is endorsed by Buckinghamshire New University and delivered via the website Positive Psychology Online Courses.

The course is presented by Lesley Lyle (MAPP), who was on the first cohort of the MAPP course at Buckhamshire, and Dr Piers Worth, the creator and leader of the MAPP course, now retired. They will be able to give you an insight into how the MAPP course is run and Lesley will be able to answer any questions you may have regarding work/life balance as a part-time student.

On completion of the Introduction to Positive Psychology short course, applicants for the Buckhamshire MAPP course will qualify for a 10% discount on their university course tuition fees.


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