School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Positive Psychology

Module code: PSY119

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM1

  • Semester 1: Monday 10 am - 12 pm
  • Semester 2: Weeks 16: Friday 11 am - 12 pm
  • Semester 1: Weeks 3: Monday 12 pm - 2 pm

Contact: Dr Kristin Hadfield
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

This module introduces themes at Level 4 in psychology and considers a unique area of psychological research: Positive Psychology which focuses on psychological well-being and optimal functioning as well as the individual and social determinants thereof. The aim is to introduce this field of psychology and explore its relationship to other areas of psychology. Key studies, and their ethical dimensions, from both classic and modern biological, experimental and intervention perspectives are provided throughout.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 75.0% Examination, 25.0% Coursework
Level: 4