Open Learning Course

Spiritual Psychology

Transformational open learning online courses in consciousness, spirituality and transpersonal psychology

Start date: February 2023. Length of study: 15 weeks. Tuition: £850

The Spiritual Psychology open learning module takes as its central focus issues surrounding spirituality and spiritual practice in the modern world. Ancient as well as contemporary expressions of spirituality are examined through transpersonal and psychological lenses.

Students choose two specialist topics to explore as part of this module.

Open Learning students also have access to the same online learning environment, educational resources and social technologies as our postgraduate students and collaborate in the same learning communities, forums, webinars and group activities with our instructors – many of whom are leaders in the field of transpersonal psychology.

Secular Spiritual Awakening

Examine the phenomenon of spiritual awakening outside the context of spiritual or religious traditions.

Shamanistic Psychology

Explore Shamanism, one of the oldest spiritual traditions known to humankind and we examine its relevance to our contemporary world.

Transpersonal Ecopsychology

Explore how and why homo sapiens, in all our dimensions, are dependent on and participants in what we can today call the planetary and cosmic ecosystem.

Psyche, Cosmos and the Imaginal

Explore the imaginal and its relationship with the psyche and the cosmos, integrating films, artworks, technoetic arts and transpersonal technologies.

Psychedelics and Entheogens

Take a cross-disciplinary and multi-cultural approach, this course explores transpersonal and transformative qualities of the psychedelic experience, illuminating its meanings and implications for individuals and communities.

Transpersonal Dreaming

Draw upon scientifically grounded theories and empirical findings, as well as on historical and spiritual traditions involving transpersonal approaches to dreaming.


Explore an overview of Daoist teachings and practices, and discover the impact of Daoist thought on psychology, psychotherapy and ecology.

Accordion Content

There are no formal entry requirements to join this course. Come and study purely for personal interest and enrichment … and get the same level access as our postgraduate students who will be studying alongside you!

Before the module begins you will be provided with a Module Outline which will list the reading materials, time-lines, and any activities required.

This module includes 2 specialist topic options courses with discussion forums, experiential activities and several live webinars. Additional live webinars introduce and close the module.

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