Nottingham, United Kingdom

The Power of Strengths and Well-being for Realising Humanity's Potential

when 17 July 2023 - 28 July 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee GBP 1200

Explore the philosophical and practical foundations of strengths, well-being and other areas associated with positive psychological phenomena, including love; gratitude; time perspective; nature connectedness; forgiveness; altruism; mindfulness; flow; and strengths.

In this course you will:
• Explore different types and conceptualisations of psychological well-being, and different models and ways of measuring it
• Examine the ‘Science of Strengths and Virtues’ and their impact on health, well-being, and society
• Learn about time-perspective and how it can impact many areas of our lives, including our well-being, psychological and physical health, relationships, and success
• Learn about ‘Positive Psychological Interventions’ (PPIs) including Three Good Things, and how these could be designed for a range of people and settings.
And much more!

Course leader

Edward Griffin - Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Glenn Williams - Principal Lecturer in Psychology
Ryan Lumber - Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Target group

This course is ideal for students from any discipline with an interest in this area.

Course aim

After studying on this course, you should be able to:

• Identify the core scientific methods for carrying out positive psychological research and intervention
• Understand essential positive psychology concepts
• Recognise important principles for effective intervention planning with a positive psychology emphasis
• Identify and apply core psychological strengths.
• Apply positive psychological principles and practices to help yourself and others’ mental well-being.

Credits info

10 EC
On successfully completing your course you will receive a certificate and your 10 credit points (5 ECTS) recorded in an official NTU transcript of results.

Fee info

GBP 1200: Apply and pay for your course by 30 April 2023 and receive a 10% on your tuition fee making the price £1080. This fee includes most teaching materials, our social and cultural programme, GSS merchandising and t-shirt, and a visit to the beautiful city of York!