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Method of study
Textbook study -
This course charts the Medieval and esoteric history of the Tarot and, blending intuitive interpretation, symbolic understanding and historical information, presents a simple yet profound method of reading the cards for meditation and divination.
The course is for people new to the Tarot who want to understand what it is, where it came from and how to use it for a reading. It is also for experienced Tarot readers who want a qualification to enhance their professional profiles, and to develop their wider knowledge of Tarot tradition.
Styles of Tarot consultation vary considerably with many different packs in use, many spreads and styles of reading, and many ways of interpretation. No one course can teach them all -
We do not expect you to master all the meanings and be a proficient Tarot reader in the time it takes you to do this course. That takes time and experience, plus a certain amount of intuition, and you will have the textbook to help you as you keep learning. This course is in "Tarot studies" -
There are no particular entry qualifications for this course but we expect a good standard of written English and a genuine interest in learning more about the Tarot.
Successful graduates will receive the Diploma in Tarot Studies awarded by UK College of Holistic Training which is a private UK qualification. The college is accredited by the International Association for Distance Learning.
Total recommended period of study: approx. 3 months or less. Continuous enrolment. No time limit.
Cost: £175.00 (175 Pounds Sterling) Extra costs & shipping may apply for some non-
This course used to be a Certificate. Certificate holders may apply to us for an upgrade to Diploma.
Free textbook supplied to UK students.
Place, Robert M. The Tarot: History, Symbolism and Divination. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher / Penguin 2005. [This book will be sent free to students in the UK ]
Further book information (not required for the course):
An extended, illustrated paperback edition of the book was published in 2010. Details of this larger edition are:
Place, Robert M. The Fool's Journey: The History, Art & Symbolism of the Tarot. Lulu.com, 2010.
This edition is available from Amazon and from Lulu.com. You can find out more about this edition by looking at the description and reviews on Amazon.com
Further suggested reading:
Quinn, Paul. Tarot for Life: Reading the Cards for Everyday Guidance and Growth. Quest Books, 2009.
APPLY FOR THIS COURSE
You may start at any time of year
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