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Positive Psychology

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2019

About the course

This course provides basic knowledge of positive psychology. Positive psychology focuses on the individual's emotional and cognitive strengths and competencies. The course offers a deepening of the central concepts and theories used in the positive psychology, but also adds weight to the criticism of the field. To understand this criticism, methods and metrics within the positive psychology are discussed and a scientific literature review is done, with emphasis on theory and method. The course content is problematised from a diversity perspective.

Application and eligibility

Positive Psychology, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2019 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


Lectures begin on week starting 25 March 2019


Lectures end during the week of 3 June 2019

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Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

Mathematics 2a/2b/2c, Civics 1b/1a1+1a2, or Mathematics B, Civics A


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Application deadline was 15 October 2018. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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