About the Higher Diploma in Theosophy

Students who have already gained the Diploma in Theosophy, are eligible to apply for The Higher Diploma. The Higher Diploma will build on the Wisdom Teachings as presented by the Diploma Course and seamlessly lead students into some of the deeper and inspiring aspects of Theosophy.

As the Higher Diploma approaches the teachings from a much deeper level, it is necessary to first do the Diploma Course in Theosophy. This ensures that students have understood the basic foundations of Theosophy before embarking on this more intensive course.

HOW THE HIGHER DIPLOMA WILL BE AWARDED

The Higher Diploma will be awarded to students who have completed the course and understood the theosophical principles.  Students must also pass the end of year 3-part examination, which is an online examination with one month allowed for revision and completion.

DURATION OF THE COURSE AND AWARDS
The Course will commence in May. The end of year examination will be held in November. Higher Diplomas will be awarded early in the following year.

CURRICULUM:

Subject 1 First Fundamental Proposition:
Establishing – One absolute Reality (The Absolute) which antecedes all manifested, conditioned, being. (Life in any form.)

Subject 2 Second Fundamental Proposition:
Establishing that – Everything, from physical life forms to universes, proceeds in cycles (The cyclic Law or the Law of Periodicity).

Third Fundamental Proposition:
Establishing the – Fundamental identity of all Souls with the Universal Over-Soul and the obligatory pilgrimage for every Soul through the Cycles of Incarnation (or Necessity).

Subject 3 Hierarchies:
Establishing that – The whole Kosmos is guided, controlled, and animated by an almost endless series of Hierarchies of sentient Beings.

Subject 4 Cycles of Evolution:
Establishing that – The spiritual, Moral, and physical evolution of the world proceeds in cycles (wheels within wheels).

Subject 5 Karma:
Establishing that – Karma is the Ultimate Law of the Universe, the source, origin, and fount of all other laws which exist throughout Nature.

Subject 6 The Earth Chain:
Establishing – the Root and Sub Races of our earth’s human history.

FOLLOWED BY TIME FOR REVISION – CONCLUDING WITH A 3 PART EXAMINATION

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Application for Higher Diploma in Theosophy 2022

Please Download and Complete the Application form here:

Application Form.doc
Application Form.pdf

and email to: office@theosoc.org.uk

Or return by post to:
The Theosophical Society in England,
50 Gloucester Place,
London W1E 8UA.

Enquiries: office@theosoc.org.uk or call 020 7563 9817

The Fee for the Higher Diploma is £30 for Members or Associates of the Theosophical Society in England, or £90 for non-members.

Not yet a member or Associate? Save up to £50 by joining today!

These modest fees are to make the course accessible and some concessions are available.

For further information regarding payment, email the accounts office at accounts@theosoc.org.uk.

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If you are a member of the Theosophical Society outside of England, your membership status will need to be confirmed by your TS section before you can be enrolled on the course. We can email your section to get confirmation or you can provide us with a copy of your membership card and a receipt or document showing that you have paid your membership for 2020.  When your status has been confirmed, you can fill in the Application form and make payment as explained above.

 

Please make UK online payments to:

The Theosophical Society in England (Charity)
Metro Bank,
Sort Code 23-05-80
Account No. 26632749

Be sure to include Reference: Your surname +DIP. Overseas bank charges may apply.

 

ABOUT THE DIPLOMA

This is an online study course. Students will have access to the course material via a simple login system to the course website. The Diploma Course consists of 8 subjects that will be released on a monthly basis. Test quizzes will be provided for you to monitor your learning and understanding as you progress through the course.

HOW THE DIPLOMA WILL BE AWARDED

The Diploma will be awarded to students who have completed the course and understood the theosophical principles. The course will be centred on gaining an understanding of basic Theosophical Principles. Students must also pass the end of year 3-part examination, which is an ‘open book’ exam with one month allowed for revision and completion.

DURATION OF THE COURSE AND AWARDS

The Course will commence in March. The end of year examination will be held in November. Diplomas will be awarded early in the following year.

CURRICULUM:

Subject 1: UNIVERSAL LAWS.

Subject 2: KARMA AND REINCARNATION.
As a balancer, teacher, and self-initiator. The cycles of Life, Death, and Rebirth.

Subject 3: HUMAN CONSTITUTION.
Physical, etheric, astral, lower and higher mind, plus the spiritual triad or spiritual Self.

Subject 4: COSMOGENESIS.
The awakening of the Cosmos.

Subject 5: INVOLUTION AND EVOLUTION.
Principles of materialization, from the One to the Many and Principles of spiritualization, from the Many to the One

Subject 6: THE SEVEN PLANES.
Varieties of groupings – two, three, five, seven etc.Subject

Sunject 7: HIERARCHIES.
Angels/devas, nature spirits, and elementals.)

Subject 8: CHAINS, ROUNDS & LIFE-WAVES.
General pattern only.

FOLLOWED BY TIME FOR REVISION – CONCLUDING WITH A 3 PART EXAMINATION.

 

Download PDF...

 

Application for Diploma in Theosophy 2022

 

Please Download and Complete the Application form here:

Application Form.doc
Application Form.pdf

and email to: office@theosoc.org.uk

Or return by post to:
The Theosophical Society in England,
50 Gloucester Place,
London W1E 8UA.

Enquiries: office@theosoc.org.uk or call 020 7563 9817

 

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The Fee for the Diploma is £30 for Members or Associates of the Theosophical Society in England, or £90 for non-members.

Not yet a member or Associate? Save up to £50 by joining today!

These modest fees are to make the course accessible and some concessions are available.

For further information regarding payment, email the accounts office at accounts@theosoc.org.uk.

Please make UK online payments to:
The Theosophical Society in England (Charity)
Metro Bank,
Sort Code 23-05-80

Account No. 26632749

Be sure to include Reference: Your surname +DIP. Overseas bank charges may apply.