1 year (60 ECTS)
Master of Science (MSc)
End of August
April 1 for non-EU/EEA, July 1 for EU/EEA, August 1 for students with a Dutch diploma
MSc track Positive Psychology and Well-being
This master's track in Positive Psychology and Well-being trains you to become a scientist-practitioner in the broad field of Psychology. As a positive psychologist you focus on people’s strengths and talents. Positive psychologists can be employed in the broad domain of mental health services, schools and companies. The master's track Positive Psychology and Well-being is a track in the master’s program Psychology and Mental Health.
Why Positive Psychology and Well-Being?
- Personal: you are not just a number! Small groups and interactive classes
- Good link to practice via guest lecturers and a half-year internship
- You’ll be trained to become a scientist-practitioner in the broad field of Psychology.
- Positive Psychology is a relative new domain: you’ll focus on people’s strengths and talents.
- You’ll follow a half year internship, which will take place in a school, (applied) university, company or mental health center.
- Broad career perspectives for Positive psychologists can (mental health services, schools and companies).
As a Positive psychologist, you focus on positive outcomes, like well-being, happiness, and competence instead of abnormal behavior and psychopathology. You place mental disorders in a strength-based approach and you focus on people’s strengths and talents. Positive psychologists can be employed in the broad domain of mental health services, schools and companies. Positive Psychology and Well-being endorses the mission of Tilburg University for its graduates to understand and advance society.
Domains you can work in
Graduates started or work for example as psychologist, coach, researcher or trainer at schools and universities, profit and non-profit organizations and mental health care institutions.