What is happiness? Explore the concept of happiness and consider the things that influence your own happiness and quality of life.
Discover happiness concepts that will improve your quality of life:
Do you feel happy? What do you think about the quality of your life?
On this course, you’ll explore your answers to those questions as you learn about the concepts of quality of life and happiness – and the differences between the two.
You’ll consider how happiness can be affected by age and place, and explore the quality of life of young people, adults, and older adults.
You’ll also reflect on how today’s societies and where we live and work impact our everyday happiness, and learn the importance of knowing and using these concepts to improve your personal and professional life.
What topics will you cover?
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in the concepts of happiness and quality of life.
At FutureLearn, we want to inspire learning for life. That’s why we offer a diverse selection of free, high quality online courses and content from some of the world’s leading universities and other outstanding cultural institutions.
Our aim is to connect learners from all over the globe with high quality educators and with each other. We believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, with plenty of opportunities to discuss and reflect on what you’ve studied, in order to make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.
Courses are delivered one step at a time and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life, rather than your life around learning. We are a private company wholly owned by the Open University, with the benefit of over 40 years of their experience in distance learning and online education.
Our partners include over 80 of the best UK and international universities, as well as institutions with a huge archive of cultural and educational material, including the British Council, the British Library, and the British Museum.
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