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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.

Art Basics Course

Visual Arts courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Express your creativity the smart way with Visual Arts courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Put theory into practice and develop your artistic competency by learning the ‘rules’ to art. Working with the elements and principles of design, participants will learn perspective, how to draw illusions, create powerful designs, apply texture and value, understand colour theory and the colour wheel and learn to draw the face. A vari... [More]
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Introduction to Philosophy Course II: Humanism, Skepticism, Epistemology and Existentialism

Philosophy courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. This Philosophy course introduces fundamental philosophical concepts through an analysis of Humanism, Skepticism, Epistemology and Existentialism. Each of these areas of philosophy will be approached from both a historical and then contemporary point of view; we will study the founding philosophers of the movement and then examine the re... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Hannah Arendt

Philosophy courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Hannah Arendt wrote some of the profoundest philosophy of the twentieth century. Her work is rich and subtle; she engaged critically with the key intellectual ideas of philosophical history: What makes humans ‘human’; what makes an ethical life; the nature of evil; how do we forgive the unforgivable; what does it mean to have ‘common sen... [More]
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Writing the Real Course

Creative Writing courses in Sydney. 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 b... [More]
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Medieval France and England Cultural Life 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. This course will explore the cultural history of France and England during the Middle Ages, by focussing on life and the arts in some of the most important and significant centres of each country. Beginning with Paris in the eleventh century, other French areas t... [More]
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Writing the Novel Course: A Masterclass

Creative Writing courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. A course for writers who are looking to extend their skills in the Novel form. It is ideal for people expanding on their novel and who have completed Writing the Novel: Getting Started. This course is designed to heighten and refine the skills learnt in the earlier course and to further examine process and sub-text. It w... [More]
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Writing the Novel Course: Getting Started

Creative Writing courses in Sydney. 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 refi... [More]
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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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Aristotelian-Inspired Screenwriting Course

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. This course starts by taking students inside the head of the audience to understanding what people like about films. We use this knowledge as the basis for building characters and subsequently a story. We follow a step-by-step approach to learn an appreciation of the way screen characters and stories actually work to affect audiences, to mo... [More]
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Travel Writing Course I: Sun, Sea and Script

Creative Writing courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Pack your passport and pen and come to along to this class, which is ideal for anyone who has ever wanted to turn their travel stories into saleable tales. The goal of this course is to reveal the varied possibilities available for the aspiring travel writer. Whether the journey is far or near, this workshop will enable ... [More]
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