Centre for Continuing Education

Arts & Humanities

Arts & Humanities

Arts & Humanities. 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 at CCE, the University of Sydney.

The Star and the Crescent: The Long Relationship of Judaism and Islam

Jewish Culture. Learn about Jewish Culture with us. Learn about Jewish culture the smart way with Jewish Culture courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. In partnership with the Department of Hebrew, Biblical & Jewish Studies Course materials developed by The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning - a project of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. For specific enquiries regarding the program, please contact Hinda Young on 0432 567 917 or email. Aims This course aims to... [More]
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The Holocaust as Reflected in Memoirs and Diaries Course

Jewish Culture. Learn about Jewish Culture with us. Learn about Jewish culture the smart way with Jewish Culture courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. In partnership with the Department of Hebrew, Biblical & Jewish Studies Course materials developed by The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning - a project of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. For specific enquiries regarding the program, please contact Hinda Young on 0432 567 917 or email. Students will journey into... [More]
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Writing the Real Course

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses 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... [More]
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$390 Limited inc GST
Writing the Real Course

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$390 Limited inc GST
Writing the Real Course

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Creative Writing”}</p><p>This writing course offers you a rich immersion in creative nonfiction, practical tuition and instruction in composition and style, along with

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Philosophy Course: Introduction to Nietzsche

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses at the University of Sydney. That which is done out of love always takes place beyond Good and Evil. Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil. Nietzsche is famous for his theories of: Nihilism; The Eternal Return; Will to Power; Master/ Slave Morality; God is dead; and Free Spirits. Join us as we undertake a comprehensive introduction to these... [More]
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$316 Limited inc GST
Philosophy Course: Introduction to Nietzsche

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Philosophy”}</p><p><blockquote><p>That which is done out of love always takes place beyond Good and Evil.</p><span class="quote-cite">Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good

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Philosophy Course: Philosophy of Enlightenment

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses at the University of Sydney. To be ‘enlightened’ is to be set free from false beliefs: in that sense of the word it is as relevant to our world as it was to the eighteenth century. But this is a complex story; the ideas of progress, reason and economic capitalism, unleashed in the eighteenth century have also fed into the destructive feature of... [More]
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$316 Limited inc GST
Philosophy Course: Philosophy of Enlightenment

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Art History Course: France through the Ages

Art History. Explore humankind’s amazing cultural heritage. Study objects of art and their historical development the smart way with Art History courses at the University of Sydney. Art History is a window to the past in understanding social and cultural history through the study of art works. Over the centuries, France has played a leading role in the cultural life of Europe, from the emergence of Roman and Gothic architecture to the rebellious Impressionists, creating... [More]
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$279 Limited inc GST
Art History Course: France through the Ages

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Roman North Africa Course: The Ruins in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya

History. 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 at the University of Sydney. North Africa was one of Rome’s richest provinces and today some of the most impressive Roman ruins are to be found not in Italy, but in North Africa. In the course of this day we will examine the social, political and economic life of Roman North Africa as we will explore its monumental... [More]
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$149 Limited inc GST
Roman North Africa Course: The Ruins in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - History”}</p><p>North Africa was one of Rome’s richest provinces and today some of the most impressive Roman ruins are to be found not in Italy, but in North Africa.

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Philosophy Course: Philosophy of the Body

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses at the University of Sydney. This course will examine philosophical ideas about the nature of the human body: what kind of entity is it, and how does it produce our self-hood as individuals and as a species? We will draw from both the Western and Chinese philosophical traditions. Some topics include the concept of a healthy body; the body and... [More]
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$316 Limited inc GST
Philosophy Course: Philosophy of the Body

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Philosophy Course: Machiavelli and Political Philosophy

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses at the University of Sydney. Machiavelli’s influence on modern political theory cannot be overstated. The Prince, his most famous work, provides an interesting lens for examining modern politics and is perhaps more relevant than ever. The term ‘Machiavellian intelligence’ refers to the principles of his political philosophy and the idea that... [More]
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$316 Limited inc GST
Philosophy Course: Machiavelli and Political Philosophy

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Drawing Course for Beginners

Drawing. Draw out your inner artist. Learn to draw the smart way with Drawing courses 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 potential. Content Day... [More]
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$254 Limited inc GST
Drawing Course for Beginners

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$254 Limited inc GST
Drawing Course for Beginners

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Drawing”}</p><p>This drawing course covers the basics of drawing techniques through a practical study of form, shading, colour and perspective. Participants will gain

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