Course Description

This course now comprises all pre-recorded videos and exclusive access to our live Zoom classes and one event a term in London (recorded too). See below for dates and details.

Outline: Natal interpretation/synthesis practice; speaking your chart; interpreting t-squares; forecasting guide; transits and generic life cycles; creating a forecasting diary; an evolutionary perspective on the nodes; a mystery client and their chart

This course is available to view online immediately. You'll also be given access to various articles/handouts (which can be downloaded) and an Extras folder with past Q&As along with videos about exams, assignments and software.

Ideal if you are: familiar with the basics of astrology (signs, planets, aspects, houses); keen to develop your interpretation skills and knowledge of forecasting; in need of guidance with natal charts and transits.

What’s included: Approximately 18 hours of pre-recorded videos (with tutor and presentation) and six 2-hour live weeknight classes each term and at least one event in London (also recorded). You’ll receive articles to read (and a recommended reading list) and optional homework (allow a couple of hours for reading each week and a couple of hours to watch the pre-recorded videos). Access for 18 months (email us if you need us to extend this.)

Total Price: £295

Technical Details: Available to view online with any device using an internet connection; videos are not available for download but the presentations and additional reading will be to download/printout.

Need any additional information?

Email us: [email protected]

Phone: +44 (0) 203 091 7887 (office hours, M–F, 10am to 5pm UK time)

2023 Online Live Tutorial Dates for 201 (6 Tuesdays online 7–9.20pm UK, time)

Here are the 2023 dates and times. If you have questions about Zoom, please email or call us. Students are invited to participate but there is no requirement that you have your camera or microphone on. If you start at another point in the year, you'll find these classes as recordings in your folder. Send in questions if unable to attend live.

  • 24 Oct: Chart practice; mystery charts

  • 31 Oct: Aspect patterns

  • 7 Nov: Introducing transits

  • 14 Nov: Working with your transits

  • 21 Nov: Working with your transits

  • 28 Nov: Working with your transits

2023 Weekend Dates for 201

Where there is space, students in Year 2 are welcome to attend the Year 1 Saturdays for revision purposes (please email us to book your place). These take place at Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, London NW1 6XT and are not recorded. There is also at least one Saturday event for your Year 2 each term and often a weekend event (both are included in your fees).

  • Year 1 Revision Saturdays (see 101's course for details)

  • 18–19 Nov: The Art of Locational Astrology (online only and recorded, 1-5pm UK time)

  • Sat 2 Dec: Planning your year ahead (at Steiner House, 11am–4.30pm)

Watch Intro Video

Frank Talks About This Course

Your Course Instructors

Frank Clifford

Senior Tutor

Frank Clifford (Principal of the LSA since 2004) is an award-winning writer and astrologer who has written a dozen books on astrology and palmistry, guest edited 'The Mountain Astrologer', and since 2001 has given over 3000 lectures and seminars in over a dozen countries.

Richard Swatton

Senior Tutor

Richard Swatton is a highly experienced astrologer and psychotherapist based in Bristol, UK, who began studying traditional, horary and occult approaches to astrology in 1976. His book, 'The Horary Process', is due to be published in 2024.

Mark Jones

Guest Tutor

Mark Jones is a psychosynthesis therapist, hypnotherapist and evolutionary astrologer. He has a private practice in Bristol. His work has been well-received in the US for its integration of astrology, psychology and spirituality. Mark’s books are 'Healing the Soul' and 'The Soul Speaks: The Therapeutic Potential of Astrology'.

Course Books

You'll receive PDFs of booklets, handouts and articles to view/download but here's the book(s) we recommend for this course

  • Astrological Time: Transits, Progressions and Returns by Brian Clark (Astro*Synthesis 2021) – paperback or ebook