24/05/2021

Categories: Psychology, Postgraduate

What Are Character Strengths in Positive Psychology

Positive psychology has the power to change lives, helping people navigate great difficulties in life by focusing on their strengths…

The MSc Counselling and Positive Psychology course at the University of Bolton is for psychology graduates looking to embark on an immersive journey exploring this relatively new subject area.

This scientific study focuses on positive subjective experience and positive individual traits to improve the quality of life. As a treatment, it can support people with depression and anxiety, altering their perspective, and helping them enjoy and appreciate the smaller things.

One of the most researched areas of positive psychology is character strengths or ‘signature strengths’. These are the strengths of the individual, and are an important part of identity and the human psyche.

By tapping into these, counsellors and psychotherapists can transform ways of thinking and provide viable ways for patients to make positive changes that bring long-term value.

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3 years
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Mode of study
3 years
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112
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3 years
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112
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3 years
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18 months
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Part-time
Mode of study
48 months
Duration
112
UCAS Points

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Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

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BSc (Hons) BSc (Hons) Psychology
Part-time
Mode of study
4.5 years
Duration
112
UCAS Points

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