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Arts & Humanities Courses

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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Creative Writing Course: 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. This practical and inspiring course is for anyone who wants to kick-start, or deepen, their writing. Take a break to share daily writing exercises in the company of other apprentice writers, and hear some bright ideas about writing beautifully. This workshop is open to writers of all levels. Although it focuses mostly on fiction, ... [More]
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The Book Club

Literature courses. Bookmark this page. Learn Literature the smart way with Literature courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Our Book Clubs provide a casual but structured discussion led by an experienced academic, author and reader with questions and discussion points developed to assist and enrich your thinking about the book, the author and the ideas. We will offer both fiction and non-fiction book clubs in various streams and will feature a selection of books deemed cur... [More]
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Topic: Love, Death, Power and more.
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Drawing Course for Beginners

Drawing courses. Draw out your inner artist. Learn to draw the smart way with Drawing courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. This drawing course covers the basics of drawing techniques through a practical study of form, shading, colour and perspective. Participants will gain the skills needed to produce a lovely landscape, still life, figure drawing and more. Fun and relaxing, this drawing course for beginners is accessible to anyone wanting to explore their creative potenti... [More]
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Philosophy of Art Course: Introduction from Plato to the Postmodern

Philosophy courses. Open to everyone. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. This Philosophy course explores the idea that art is not marginal to human concerns, but a key element in emotional, social and psychological life. Many philosophers have proposed that art is not only the highest human achievement but an essential realm which allows humans to imaginatively reconstruct themselves and the worlds they inhabit. From G... [More]
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Anarchy Course: A Philosophical and Historical Analysis

Philosophy courses. Open to everyone. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. The Occupy Wall Street movement is a powerful contemporary anarchist movement which has reinvigorated the theoretical debate about the merits of philosophical Anarchism. David Graeber, an organizer of the movement, and political philosopher has sparked a raging debate with philosophers such as Slavoj Zizek (described by the New Republic as the “mo... [More]
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Introduction to Philosophy Course

Philosophy courses. Open to everyone. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Would you like to gain an overview of the history of philosophy and the major contribution philosophy has made to areas of thought, such as political theory, ethics, aesthetics and the sciences? This course encourages the development of critical thinking and the use of informal logic techniques. Philosophers studied include the Greek pre-Socratics... [More]
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Self-Publishing 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. Learning Aims It has been said that there’s a book in all of us. We usually begin with good intentions but when obstacles present themselves, our interest wanes. Some of us write manuscripts but decide to leave them well alone at the bottom of a drawer. Others amongst us persevere and work to become published and self-published au... [More]
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Jane Austen Course II: Regency Austen

Literature courses. Bookmark this page. Learn Literature the smart way with Literature courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Jane Austen has become a standard figure of the Regency period, her novels exhibiting the order, propriety and manners which are associated with the early years of the nineteenth century. This course will examine how the novels she composed during the Regency period respond to their historical context in more complex ways than merely faithfully record... [More]
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Writing the Novel Course: Getting Started

Creative Writing courses. Open to everyone. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. This is a course for writers who are looking to extend their skills in the Novel form. It is ideal for people just beginning a novel or who have completed some early drafts or preliminary work. This course is designed to give your novel impetus and to look at its sub-text, deep characterisation, the story arc and to refine your me... [More]
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Writing the Real 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. This writing course offers you a rich immersion in creative nonfiction, practical tuition and instruction in composition and style, along with plenty of opportunities to write and be inspired. You’ll learn how to approach nonfiction writing with imagination, discipline and lyricism. The course explores the distinctions between fic... [More]
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