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Paganism Diploma Course

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  • 150 hours of study
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Paganism Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

The Paganism Diploma Course provides not only a foundational understanding of the history of Paganism, but also the means of practising Paganism or, at least, bringing it safely into your life.

You will learn what it really means to cast a spell and how to do it, as well as engaging with other Pagan techniques such as centring, grounding and shielding yourself from negative or draining energies.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of the European and Anglo-Saxon Paganism of the past to the Paganism currently practised within the British Isles today.

Paganism is a wide-ranging tradition. To ease you in, the Paganism Diploma Course begins by explaining the typical commonalities within the umbrella term ‘Paganism’. You will also be introduced to the precise etymology of the word ‘Pagan’ – where it came from and how it came to b...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: The Origin of the Word ‘Paganism’
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Defining Paganism
  • Part 2: Etymology
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Celts, Druids and Ancient Pagans
  • Part 1: Prehistoric Pagans
  • Part 2: Paganism in The Bronze and Iron Ages
  • Part 3: Celtic Deities and Rituals
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Paganism as a Philosophy
  • Part 1: The Greco-Roman Period - Religion and Morality
  • Part 2: The Great Schools of Pagan Philosophy
  • Part 3: The Greek Religion
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: The Greco-Roman Period in Rome
  • Part 1: Roman Religion and the Greek Influence
  • Part 2: Roman Philosophers
  • Part 3: The Threat of Judaism and Christianity
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Anglo-Saxon Paganism in the Middle Ages
  • Part 1: The Arrival of the Anglo-Saxons in Britain
  • Part 2: Anglo-Saxon Paganism
  • Part 3: Evidence of Anglo-Saxon Paganism
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: The Renaissance and the Rebirth of Pagan Virtues
  • Part 1: What was the Renaissance?
  • Part 2: Humanism
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: The Reformation
  • Part 1: How Renaissance Humanism Led to the Reformation
  • Part 2: Humanist Parallels
  • Part 3: The Reformation in England
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: The Enlightenment, Romanticism and the Rise of Modern Paganism
  • Part 1: What was the Era of Enlightenment?
  • Part 2: Religious Challenges in the Era of the Enlightenment
  • Part 3: The Romantic Era
  • Part 4: The Continuing Interest in Non-Classical Antiquity
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Late 20th Century Neo-Paganism
  • Part 1: What is Neo-Druidism?
  • Part 2: Celebrating the Wheel of the Year
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Wicca, Witchcraft and the Goddess Movement
  • Part 1: What is Wicca?
  • Part 2: Wicca Magic
  • Part 3: Gods and Goddesses
  • Part 4: The Divine Feminine and The Goddess Movement
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11: 21st Century Paganism and the New Age
  • Part 1: Reasons for the Growing Popularity of Paganism
  • Part 2: Paganism and Social Movements
  • Part 3: Difference between Neo-Pagans and New Agers
  • Module 11 Assessment
Module 12: Paganism in the Home
  • Part 1: The Sacred Household
  • Part 2: Transitioning Your Home into a Pagan Haven
  • Part 3: Setting Up an Altar or Shrine
  • Module 12 Assessment
Module 13: Building Your Practice with Pagan Rituals
  • Part 1: Characteristics of Pagan Rituals
  • Part 2: Evoking and Invoking
  • Part 3: How to Work with Gods and Goddesses
  • Part 4: Centring, Grounding and Shielding
  • Conclusion
  • Module 13 Assessment
Paganism Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Many of us have at least a vague sense of what Paganism is but this idea can too often be tainted by what we have been taught by those with a vested interest in opposing the beliefs and values of a true Pagan. While Paganism differs from one practitioner to the next, the Paganism Diploma Course aims to provide a clear understanding of where Paganism came from, how it has evolved, and the common practices of a Pagan.

Whether you wish to gain a clear understanding of Paganism from an academic point of view or if you are looking for guidance on how to begin practising Paganism, the Paganism Diploma Course provides the information and guidance you need.


The Paganism Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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