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.

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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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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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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Philosophy Course: Philosophy of the Body and Mind

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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Philosophy Course: Philosophy of the Body and Mind

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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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Creative Writing 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. Designed to give participants the practical skills to approach their creative writing projects with confidence, this creative writing course is built around particular topics integral to the writing process such as: voice, place evocation, characterisation, structure, sentence-craft and editing. Using exercises to get... [More]
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Creative Writing Course

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Creative Writing Course

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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 with imagination, discipline and lyricism. The course explores the distinctions between... [More]
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Writing the Real Course

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Screenwriting Course: From Concept to Feature Film Script

Film. Focus on cinema. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. For anyone contemplating a career in screenwriting or filmmaking, or for those simply interested in a greater appreciation of how films are put together, this course is a must. You will learn how to write a screenplay, about the fundamentals of writing for a particular market, and the writer’s relationship with the director and producer. You’ll also learn how to... [More]
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Screenwriting Course: From Concept to Feature Film Script

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Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction 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. Do you harbor a love of the fantastic, whether science fiction, horror, weird crime, urban fantasy, steampunk, magic realism and more? Are you, like the Australian legend, Terry Dowling an “imagier”, someone who loves to imagine worlds liberated from the constraints of reality? Have you a novel idea that’s out of this world,... [More]
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Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction Course

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Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction Course

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Cartooning for Beginners Course

Drawing. Draw out your inner artist. Learn to draw the smart way with Drawing courses at the University of Sydney. Cartooning is not only fun, but it is a way to visually communicate stories and ideas – a vital skill in today’s world. Cartooning is a highly sought after skill in the fields of entertainment, advertising, design and education. Skills in cartooning are used in the production of comics, animation, illustration, storyboards, web content, user interface design, graphic... [More]
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Cartooning for Beginners Course

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