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Runes Level 2

Course Code: ABC1106
Course Level: 2

Course Overview

Learn how to understand letters of an ancient Germanic alphabet, from home in our Runes Level 2 course.

This course enables you to:

  • Understand the mythology and history behind the runes
  • Know how to create a set of runes for your own course
  • Learn how to conduct readings using runes

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

You choose whether you want to study this course online or as a paper based hard copy. All your course materials will then be delivered to you by post, so it couldn’t be simpler. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 50,000 students that already have!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Getting started
    • History of runes
    • Runic alphabet
    • Making a set of runes
    • Consecrating a set of runes
    Unit 2: Myth and Meaning
    • Mythology of the runes
    • Norse gods and goddesses
    • Meditation
    • Poems
    Unit 3: Interpreting the runes: the aettir and Freya’s aett
    • Divisions of runes into sets (aettir)
    • Meanings behind each aett
    • Meanings of the individual runes in Freya’s aett
    • Using and interpreting a blank rune
  • Unit 4: Interpreting the runes: Hagal’s aett and Tiwaz’s aett
    • Individual runes in Hagal’s aett
    • Individual runes in Tiwaz’s aett
    Unit 5: Reading the runes: Casting
    • Performing and interpreting rune castings
    Unit 6: Reading the runes: Using spreads
    • Spread for reading runes
    • Designing a spread

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    This course will take you 12 months to complete.

  • Study Method

    This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received by post. You will also get tutor support by email, so help is only a clcik away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any skills or knowledge to enrol on this course. However a set of runes would be helpful.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Runes Level 2 Certificate. 

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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