Study positive health at RCSI
The Centre’s mission is to educate, nurture and discover to enhance health and well-being. We do this through the practice of positive psychology and lifestyle medicine.
Our programmes are innovative and part-time. They aim to help health and allied professionals to gain the knowledge and skills to deliver positive coaching and lifestyle interventions.
Why study positive health with RCSI?
RCSI programmes are focused exclusively on the health sciences. Our curricula and approach to teaching are innovative, learner-centred and future-focused.
Our courses blend positive psychology and integrative medicine. They provide science-based education on how lifestyle and behaviour can influence physical and mental health.
RCSI is pioneering leader in healthcare research and innovation. We want to address the key health and wellness challenges of our time and improve patient outcomes.
RCSI’s city centre campus is Europe’s most advanced clinical simulation facility. It is also steeped in history and provides an exciting and immersive learning experience.
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Professional Diploma in Positive Health
This Professional Diploma is suitable for health and education professionals, as well as other allied groups. Participants will develop an evidence-based understanding of positive health and well-being.
- Qualification: Professional Diploma NQF Level 9
- Format: Online learning
- Duration: 9 months
- Cost: €5,750
MSc in Positive Health Coaching
The MSc course is suitable for healthcare and allied health professionals who have experience in coaching, mentoring or management. This course covers positive psychology, positive organisational scholarship and coaching psychology.
- Qualification: Master of Science NQF Level 9
- Format: Blended learning
- Duration: 2 years
- Cost: €12,500 (EU); €25,000 (Non-EU)
Hear from our students
“...The course was a valuable insight into the many positive steps we can take as individuals, communities and organisations to improve health and well-being. It has helped me to have better conversations with my patients and with myself."
“I cannot recommend this Prof Diploma highly enough. The quality of the course content and lecturers goes without saying ... The course is demanding but all of us felt the course was an valuable investment in our respective careers."
"I approached this diploma hoping to learn evidence-based tools to enhance my well-being and the well-being of those I encounter through my work. It surpassed my expectations ..."
"This diploma has been the best learning experience I have had in my formal education. The course content was illuminating, informative and inspiring, yet it was the delivery and supportive learning environment that made this diploma truly exceptional ..."