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The Psychology of Wellbeing unit, offered online by Swinburne University of Technology through Open Universities Australia, will guide students through the psychology of establishing a healthy, happy and productive lifestyle for individuals and groups alike.
A comprehensive subject list provides students with the chance to evaluate the theories, methodologies and practices of positive psychology using research-based literature.
The unit discusses current and past issues regarding positive psychology, and explores the everyday factors that affect a healthy mindset. Part of this discovery will involve learning how to perform an intervention.
Other topics include examining how character strengths, overall wellbeing, personal values and health improvement relate to one’s psychological state.
To be eligible to enrol, applicants must have successfully completed the following units:
In this psychology unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
This unit is a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Students completing this online Psychology of Wellbeing course will better understand the varying facets of mental health, and be equipped to interpret and analyse research findings going forward.
By the end of this unit, you will also be able to identify and discuss the factors that can detract from mental wellbeing as well as create and carry out an intervention plan. Finally, you will be able to effectively communicate your knowledge through increased scientific writing skills.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.