Centre for Continuing Education

Arts and humanities

Arts and humanities

Arts and humanities. Enrich your life.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses

Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment.

Please note that for online classes, all course materials (excluding prescribed textbooks) will be shared electronically. No printed resources will be available.


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 and humanities courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction Course

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment. Please note that for online classes, all course materials (excluding prescribed textbooks)... [More]
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Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction Course

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Greek Myth Course: Gods and Heroes

History. See the future. It’s in the past. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment. Please note that for online classes, all course materials (excluding prescribed textbooks) will be shared... [More]
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Greek Myth Course: Gods and Heroes

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Travel Writing Course I: Sun, Sea and Script

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment. Please note that for online classes, all course materials (excluding prescribed textbooks)... [More]
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Travel Writing Course I: Sun, Sea and Script

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History Course: The Trojan War – From Legend to History

History. See the future. It’s in the past. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment. Please note that for online classes, all course materials (excluding prescribed textbooks) will be shared... [More]
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History Course: The Trojan War – From Legend to History

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Philosophy Course: Knowing, Believing, and (Avoiding) ‘Truthiness’

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment. Please note that for online classes, all course materials (excluding... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Knowing, Believing, and (Avoiding) ‘Truthiness’

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Creative Writing Course

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment. Please note that for online classes, all course materials (excluding prescribed textbooks)... [More]
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Creative Writing Course

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Creative Writing Course

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History Course: Empires of the Silk Road

History. See the future. It’s in the past. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment. Please note that for online classes, all course materials (excluding prescribed textbooks) will be shared... [More]
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History Course: Empires of the Silk Road

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Writing the Real Course

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment. Please note that for online classes, all course materials (excluding prescribed textbooks)... [More]
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Writing the Real Course

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Religion Course: Jesus Scepticism

Religion and spirituality. Learn about systems of faith and worship. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment. Please note that for online classes, all course materials (excluding prescribed... [More]
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Religion Course: Jesus Scepticism

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

Jewish culture. Learn about Jewish culture with us. In partnership with the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and 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. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to... [More]
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The Star and the Crescent Course: The Long Relationship of Judaism and Islam

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

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