MISPA Diploma Course

MIPSA’s course consists of two years, split into a first year of set classes which teach the core themes and skills of psychological astrology, and a second year where students will attend webinars on a variety of topics exploring different avenues of psychological astrology, counselling skills and other techniques to help them provide better astrological consultations and broaden their astrological knowledge.

Download the MISPA Prospectus here

Download our Diploma Course Recommended Reading List for Year 1 here

Year One

Classes take place on a Tuesday. Time: 18:45-21:15 GMT/BST


Year One 2019/20 Dates

Each term consists of 7 classes. The topics covered are:-

Term 1

Tuesdays. Dates: 15 October – 26 November 2019.
Time: 18:45-21:15 GMT/BST

  • Introduction to Jungian psychology
  • The persona
  • Parental images and family dynamics
  • Complexes and projection
  • The shadow
  • Vocation
  • There is one supervision group.

Term 2

Tuesdays. Dates: 28 January - 10 March 2020.
Time: 18:45-21:15 GMT/BST

  • The anima and animus
  • Relationship astrology - synastry and composites
  • The psychology of transits, progressions and directions
  • Solar returns
  • There is one supervision group.

Term 3

Tuesdays. Dates: 28 April - 9 June 2020.
Time: 18:45-21:15 GMT/BST

  • Life cycles
  • The astrology of the collective
  • World astrology
  • The consulting astrologer
  • Chart narration
  • There are two supervision groups.

Students also get to pick one free webinar per term, they may attend extra webinars at a student rate.

Year Two

Webinars and supervisions take place on a Sunday, Time: 15:30-18:00 GMT/BST

Each term will have six webinars each given by a different tutor or visiting lecturer. For current webinars see our webinar page.

There will be two supervision groups per term with students split into smaller groups with a separate tutor. Supervision groups are a time to share charts you are working on with the group to practice your skills and to ask for advice.
Each student will also have a one hour oral assessment with a tutor in the third term.

Topics covered will be varied with some covering special areas of interest of the lecturer, others looking at more core themes or exploring further the themes covered in Year One.

Year Two 2019/20 Dates

Term 1

Sundays. Time: 15:30-18:00 GMT/BST

  • Sun 13th October 2019 – Jason Holley - Deep Mercury: Hermes and the Quickening of Destinies
  • Sun 20th October 2019 – John Green - Angels and Demons - The Astrology of Obsession
  • Sun 27th October 2019 – Supervision group
  • Sun 3rd November 2019 – Lynn Bell - Planets in Blue: the Uses of Melancholy
  • Sun 10th November 2019 – Safron Rossi - Archetypal Polarities 1: Aries - Libra
  • Sun 17th November 2019 – Shawn Nygaard - Saturn and the Outer Planets
  • Sun 24th November 2019 - No Lesson
  • Sun 1st December 2019 - Supervision group
  • Sun 8th December 2019 – Darby Costello - Earth: Our Home

Full details of this term's webinars can be found here

Term 2

Sundays. Time: 15:30-18:00 GMT/BST

8 out of 10 Sundays 26th January - 29th March 2020

Dipolma Course astrology

Term 3

Sundays. Time: 15:30-18:00 GMT/BST

8 out of 10 Sundays 26th April - 28th June 2020

Webinar topics may include, but are not limited to, subjects such as:-

  • Current Cycles
  • Generational Cycles
  • Planetary Archetypes
  • Signs and Houses
  • Aspects
  • Techniques and Ethics of Forecasting
  • Relationship Astrology
  • Interpretation Techniques
  • Astrology in the World
  • Body/Mind, Illness, Health
  • Myths
  • Counselling Skills
  • Other techniques such as Horary, Midpoints, Harmonics etc.

On completing the required number of classes, webinars, supervision groups and an oral assessment the student is entitled to receive the MISPA Certificate of Completion in Psychological Astrology.

After completing the certificate, the student is entitled to take the MISPA Diploma in Psychological Astrology, with permission to use the letters Dip. MISPA after passing the Diploma exam.

In order to be awarded the MISPA Diploma in Psychological Astrology the student must present a one and a half hour oral exam to at least two tutors, demonstrating their skills with a client over a series of sessions. An extra fee is payable for the Diploma exam. All requirements will be discussed with a course tutor before taking the exam.

The MISPA Diploma Course is a recognised course of the Association of Professional Astrologers International (APAI) and Diploma holders are eligible to become members of the association.

<<< Details of Qualifications, Fees and Admission Requirements here

Applications for the 2019/20 are now closed!

Students can download a .pdf file of our 2019 prospectus here

If you would like to put your name on our mailing list for application next year (2020/21) then subscribe to our Diploma Course Mailing List here and we will email you when applications open in 2020.

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