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Arts & Humanities courses. Enrich your life.

Arts and Humanities courses are a fantastic way to explore interesting topics. They also help to develop your analytical thinking and communication techniques – useful in whichever career you choose.

The University of Sydney’s Centre for Continuing Education offers a wide range of Arts and Humanities courses. Subjects range from hands-on and creative to theoretical and academic. We also provide flexible class options to suit your schedule.

Studying arts and humanities enhances your world and gives you invaluable skills for your professional and everyday life. Learn about arts and humanities the smart way with Arts & Humanities courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney.

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Philosophy for Science Course II: What Must the World Be Like?

Philosophy courses. Open to everyone. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Science is a ‘methodology’: a particular way of observing and explaining the world, of answering the one big question: “What must the world be like, in order that it produce the phenomena we observe?” This course is part two of a four part Philosophy for Science series which applies the language and logic of Science to the task of distilling from ... [More]
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Revolutions that Changed the World Course

History courses. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Learning Aims From the French Revolution of 1789 to the Arab Spring in 2011, this course will introduce you to the most important revolutions in human history. This history course explains the introduction of new ideologies, such as Liberalism, Marxism and Political Islam,... [More]
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Scandinavian Cultural Life Course: Norway and Denmark

History courses. See the future. It’s in the past. The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past. Learn about history the smart way with History courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. This course will be focused on the cultural life of Norway and Denmark, from the Viking era to the present time. These two countries share many cultural links, particularly with regard to their literature. These links will be explored through the works of the 17th century ... [More]
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The Politics of Inequality Course: Introduction to Political Economy

Politics courses. Open to everyone. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. If you have a billion dollars, you don’t even make it to the global super-wealthy rich. The world’s wealthiest 0.1 per cent are not unattainably rich – they are unimaginably rich. The importance of wealth is approaching levels last seen before the first world war. This course examines the surging income inequality and how it is violating our expectations on h... [More]
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Ideas and Issues from America

Politics courses. Open to everyone. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. The last hundred years has been described as “The American Century”. What is America’s role in the Twenty-First Century in international politics and the arts? Will America’s influence be diluted by the emergence of the new superpowers, China, India or even a resurgent Russia? Learning Aims This course will examine ideas from America and gauge the extent of h... [More]
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Magic Highways: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing Course

Creative Writing courses. Open to everyone. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Learn how to write science fiction and fantasy for the current market. In this highly practical course participants explore how to achieve an ‘invisible’ storytelling voice; master dialogue, pacing and ‘info dumping’; and use handy techniques for building fantasy worlds. Each session apart from sessions one and six will have evalu... [More]
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Global Politics Course: Debunking the Myths

Politics courses. Open to everyone. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Looking for meaning in world events can be a daunting task. Global politics is not only politics among nations, but its scope comprehends economic development and finance, globalisation, human security and democracy. This course provides a broad exploration of global trends that have shaped our world, and discusses a number of current policy issues. As an int... [More]
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Middle East Course: Past, Present and Future

Politics courses. Open to everyone. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. The entire Middle Easter region is engulfed by the conflict and violence: from civil war in Syria and Iraq to continuous protests, political deadlock and rising sectarian violence in Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia and other Middle Eastern and North African states. This course brings together the past and the present of the Islamic world, and analyses various Islamic... [More]
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Writing the Novel Course: A Masterclass

Creative Writing courses. Open to everyone. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. A course for writers who are looking to extend their skills in the Novel form. It is ideal for people expanding on their novel and who have completed Writing the Novel: Getting Started. This course is designed to heighten and refine the skills learnt in the earlier course and to further examine process and sub-text. It will focus ... [More]
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Jane Austen Course I: Austen in the 1790s

Literature courses. Bookmark this page. Develop your understanding and appreciation of classic and contemporary written works the smart way with Literature courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Jane Austen is one of the world’s most famous authors, known for her depiction of the gentility and manners of the Regency period in England. She began her writing, however, in the political upheaval of the 1790s. This course will examine the novels she began during this decade of ch... [More]
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