University of Technology Sydney

96639 Positive Psychology

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject introduces theory, research and practical evidence-based techniques from the field of positive psychology to enhance wellbeing and resilience in an increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world. Students learn to apply positive psychology to personal and work settings via the creation of individual resilience, strengths and virtues, creativity, and other indicators of human flourishing. Throughout this subject, students are encouraged to actively engage with positive psychology concepts, appraise the effectiveness of positive psychology strategies in applied settings, and to critically reflect on these experiences to bring about personal change.

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