SS3724 - Positive Psychology

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Applied Social Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to:
  1. Introduce the scientific study of the positive traits, positive experiences, and positive institutions that enable individuals and communities to flourish and attain happiness;
  2. Examine various components of positive psychology;
  3. Introduce cultural similarities and differences in the ways that happiness is pursued and experienced; and
  4. Demonstrate the application of positive psychological principles to various areas of life, in order to enhance life satisfaction and happiness.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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