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Anglia Ruskin University

Applied Positive Psychology

Cambridge Campus
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Rank: 116 (UKEAS)

Location: Cambridge Campus


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £14100

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Positive psychology is life changing. Our course helps you investigate the science behind how we can prepare for more successful lives and better well-being, through challenging existing cognitive and emotional patterns and encouraging positivity with evidence-based activities.You'll be introduced to research and interventions around topics like positive and negative emotions, character strengths, motivation, resilience, creativity, wisdom and other conditions shown to make a difference to the lives of individuals, groups and organisations. You'll constantly test your skills and apply them to real-life situations, coming to understand which tools and strategies to use in delivering meaningful, high-impact interventions.You'll be able to use your new skills to shape businesses, education and communities. Our wide choice of modules means that, whether you work in coaching, business, education or health, you can tailor your studies to your career goals. Our course will also suit you if you have a BSc in psychology and want to further your knowledge.Our course is taught in Cambridge and Paris. In Paris, teaching takes place at Centre d'Études Diplomatiques et Stratégiques (CEDS), right in the centre, near the Eiffel Tower. In Cambridge, teaching takes place at our East Road. Campus, where you'll also have access to our psychology laboratories.You'll complete four intensive week-long modules, followed by online research methods teaching and supervision for your major project. In-between modules you'll undertake self-directed study...


Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in any discipline (or an academic or professional qualification equivalent in breadth and depth to a 3 year UK Honours degree); a written statement outlining academic and professional background, career objectives and reasons for choosing the I-MAPP Programme at Anglia Ruskin University. The statement should not be more than 2,000 words. Applicants with 2.2 undergraduate degree in any discipline may be considered, however, an interview is required. Extensive relevant practical experience, either on its own or taken in combination with other qualifications, deemed by the Senate (or a committee acting on its behalf) as evidence that an applicant possesses the appropriate knowledge and skills equivalent to an Honours degree may also constitute sufficient grounds for entry. If English is not the 1st language, applicants are expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (academic level) or equivalent English language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

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IELTS: 6.5 (at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level))

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Students travel from around the world to study at the university so there is plenty of information and guidance on hand for them. This starts with the country by country information on the website to help with the application process as well as with visas and immigration information. There is English language support for those to who it isn’t a native language or who want to increase their skills in the area. There is also support on hand for daily matters such as accessing health care, getting a bank account and even finding part time work between studies. Life outside the classroom revolves around the Students Union and the facilities and features it provides. The union offers representation, support and advice to its members in a range of academic and non-academic matters. It also organises the various clubs and societies to occupy time between studies. These range from sports and performing arts to volunteering and faith based subjects. No matter what your interest there is something for you whether you want an active or academic group, take part in a sport or learn a new culture.

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