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Arts & Humanities Courses

Arts & Humanities Courses

Arts & Humanities courses in Sydney. 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.

The Book Club

Literature courses in Sydney. 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 ... [More]
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Turkey Today Course II: Politics, Society, Culture

Politics courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn Politics the smart way with Politics courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. This course addresses Turkey’s debated identity: East or West? secular or Islamic? Explore modern and contemporary history of Turkey from the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire to the rise of Republic. Critically review political evolution of successive governments. Moreover, look at such diverse matters as the economy, role of Islam, Turkey’s relati... [More]
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Screenwriting Course: From Concept to Feature Film Script

Film courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. For anyone contemplating being a screenwriter, a career in filmmaking or just interested in a greater appreciation of how films are put together, this course is a must. An excellent screenplay story is at the heart of every great film and this course will teach you how to write one. You will learn the fundamentals of writing for a market to... [More]
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Roman North Africa Course

History courses in Sydney. 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. North Africa (from Morocco to Libya) was ruled by the Romans from the 1st to the 4th Century AD. During this time the area developed superb regional cities such as Carthage, Volubilis, Dougga, Sufetula and El Jem. Through these physical remains and associated ins... [More]
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Sociology Course: Understanding Everyday Life

Sociology courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn about social behaviour the smart way with Sociology courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. This sociology course is designed to understand ordinary everyday life in diverse contexts. The course employs both contemporary and conventional sociological perspectives on working life; home life; living on the street; engaging in neighbourhood and community as well as understanding shopping, fashion, eating in and out and so on. ... [More]
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Alexander and the Hellenistic World Course

History courses in Sydney. 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. The dashing conquests of Alexander the Great extended to the limits of the ‘known’ world. In the space of some 10 years he led his men from the familiar shores of the Aegean to the alluvial plains of Mesopotamia and onwards across the great Iranian plateau and ru... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Nietzsche an Introduction

Philosophy courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses in Sydney 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; Free Spirits. This course we will undertake a comprehensive introduction to these ideas and many more... [More]
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Philosophy for Science Course I: The Language and Logic of Science

Philosophy courses in Sydney. 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 Language and Logic of Science course is part one of a four part Philosophy for Science series which elaborates the ‘language’ of Scie... [More]
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Philosophy for Science Course III: Bodies in Motion - Classical Physics from Democritus to Einstein

Philosophy courses in Sydney. 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, that it produce the phenomena we observe?” This course is part three of a four part Philosophy for Science series which retraces the unfolding of the Scientific Revolution: the evolution of ... [More]
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Philosophy of Poetry I Course: Understanding & Origins

Philosophy courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Hail poetry, Daughter of wisdom, Sister of reason, Daughter of prudence, Noble, revered. Old Irish Ode to Poetry Poetry is the oldest form of literature; its roots go back well into human history and was developed to high levels of literary, conceptual and psychological depth in all of the major cultures. Philosophically this fact makes ... [More]
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