Course overview (below you will find a selection of areas of study, please note this list is not exhaustive)

September to April:
1 hour live lecture per month with tutor/s – optional (this will be recorded)
1 hour live study seminar in small groups with tutor/s per term – optional (this will be recorded)
8 hours self study time per month (roughly)

May – July: Individual project and final presentation


Module one: September 2022 – Transformative Learning & Frameworks 

What is transformative learning?
Western Esotericism
Frameworks – four senses,  active imagination overview, etc
Methodology of the Heart
Methodology of the Imagination
McGilchrist’s hypothesis
Introduction to Goethe
Looking at and Seeing Through – the image 

Module two: October 2022 – Myth (Part 1)  

Why are myths needed and what is a myth?
Archetypes
Plato’s Myths
Myths & Stories in Art

Module three: November 2022 – Myth (Part 2)   

Eros and Psyche
Narcissus
Earth that thinks in Myth 

Module four: December 2022 – Cosmology (Part 1)

Alchemy
Macrocosm and Microcosm
Sacred Geometry
Image, Art and the Imagination 

Module five: January 2023 – Cosmology (Part 2)

What is the imagination and where does creativity come from?
The Power of Art – from early Medieval, Renaissance to Modernism – what does art tell us about how we see ourselves in the world?
James Hillman
Carl Jung – Active Imagination 

Module six: February 2023 – Astrology & Divination

Introduction to Astrology
Divination – the IChing / and Tarot

Module seven: March 2023 – The Sacred  (Part 1) 

How do we experience the sacred?
The Mystical and Mystics – Meister Eckhart, St Bonaventure, Ibn’ Arabi, St Francis of Assisi 

Module eight: April 2023 – The Sacred (Part 2) 

Einstein, Leonardo, Goethe and their view of the sacred
Wonder and Enchantment
Where do we go now?

May 2023 – July 2023: Individual project and final presentation

Early bird price – £1,295 if booked before 31st July 2022. £1,595 thereafter. There is no reduced fee for this Diploma course, nor are there any systems in place for us to receive payments in installments. If you need to raise funds, you might wish to consider creating a crowdfunding campaign.


 

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Myth, Cosmology, Sacred Diploma Course

2022 – 2023

Running from September 2022 to July 2023 (see course outline opposite)

80 hours

Early Bird Booking £1,295 if booked by 31st July 2022

£1,595  thereafter 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, FILL IN THE FORM BELOW FOR AN APPLICATION FORM AND PAYMENT DETAILS

The Centre for Myth, Cosmology and the Sacred is delighted to announce its first Diploma certificated ONLINE course. This course has been created to fill the space between A Level and a Bachelor’s degree with a richness of learning and research which is transformative. We will explore the power of symbol, metaphor and the mythopoetic imagination within the realm of contemporary ways of knowing, together with their practical application which benefits society and the world. When we engage with these areas of study, they are not just concepts or information, but become wisdom-enriched pathways that reveal what was previously hidden from our view.

Studying spiritual traditions and practices with an emphasis on myth, art, imagination and nature and their relevance for today is urgent and vital for the healing of our planet and the current current crises that we are all experiencing. They can tell us something about how we can not only make changes on a practical level, but how we need to change our consciousness and the way we see the world, in order to restore the balance back to a more harmonious understanding of the human being and our place in the cosmos. There are answers in our past that we urgently need to recover.

This Diploma course is certificated and regulated by The Centre for Myth, Cosmology and the Sacred, and will run online with some tutor meetings via Zoom. Below you will find an outline of the areas that will be covered on the course. The aim of this course is to allow you to not only study and research for your own discovery and nourishment, but to also gain transferable skills that you can take out into the world when complete.

This course will take into consideration the whole person – mind, imagination, heart and body and so will have a combination of reading, writing, reflection, contemplation, journal writing, dialogue/ conversation and the creation of an artefact, or bringing an idea into a practical form, and this is broad in scope.  The final part of the course offers you the opportunity to present a Tuesday evening talk via Zoom on our usual schedule, which you will be paid for, or you can choose to present it and record it. This is optional.

Who is this course for?

This Diploma course would appeal to you if you are interested in developing your knowledge in your existing field or if you are wishing to find a new path in life with meaning that also has a practical application in the world. You may be attracted to this subject area if you are a student, teacher or practitioner in the fields of psychology, philosophy, ecology and ecological consciousness, whether you are interested in myth, the mystical and Western esoteric traditions, holistic or spiritual therapy, counselling and healing, the arts and humanities, social sciences, education,  regenerative ecology, leadership, management, or if you are a re-searcher or in education.

The depth and breadth of the subject matter we cover will appeal to anyone who wishes to investigate the nature of the sacred and the wisdom traditions of the West. 

Course Tutors:

This course will be delivered by the central faculty of the Centre for Myth Cosmology and the Sacred – Dr Louise Livingstone, Mary Attwood MA, and Dr Angela Voss. 

If you are interested in this course, please fill out the form below with your name and email address, and click submit, to receive an application form. Should you have any difficulties, please write to: info@mythcosmologysacred.com 

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