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.

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, character, structure, theme and editing. Using exercises to get started, participants will look at the... [More]
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$398 Limited inc GST
Creative Writing Course

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$398 Limited inc GST
Creative Writing Course

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Creative Writing”}</p><p>Designed to give participants the practical skills to approach their creative writing projects with confidence, this creative writing course

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$398 Limited inc GST
Creative Writing Course

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$398 Limited inc GST
Creative Writing 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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Introduction to Philosophy Course I

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 philosophy course provides participants with an understanding of the history of philosophy and the major contribution philosophy has made to areas of thought, such as political theory, ethics, aesthetics and the sciences. This introduction to philosophy course encourages the development of critical thinking and... [More]
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$316 Limited inc GST
Introduction to Philosophy Course I

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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

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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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Philosophy Course: Philosophy of Architecture

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 explores the ways in which humans embody their ideas, spirit and power relations in built environments. Some issues discussed include: Architecture and the ethics of a ‘good’ society; The role of creativity: Imaginary cities of the mind; Architecture and the phenomenal body in space; and the fundamental... [More]
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16 Great Masters of Western and Aboriginal Art Course

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. Join us and examine art works by the masters of Western and Aboriginal Art. Explore what makes them the masterpieces we appreciate today, learn about the artists, and join a community of like-minded art-enthusiasts in course discussion. Add to your repertoire of knowledge on art history – the knowledge... [More]
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Art Basics Course

Visual Arts. Open to everyone. Learn Visual Arts the smart way with Visual Arts courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This art basics course will allow you to 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, utilise value and imply texture, understand colour schemes and the colour wheel and practice... [More]
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$364 Limited inc GST
Art Basics Course

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$364 Limited inc GST
Art Basics Course

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We Are What We Remember: The Ever-Evolving Transmission of Jewish History 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. Aims This course aims to... [More]
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$140 Limited inc GST
We Are What We Remember: The Ever-Evolving Transmission of Jewish History Course

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Creative Writing Course: Discovering Form and Voice

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses at the University of Sydney. At the basis of all good writing there is a story, and to develop an engaged and confident approach to writing that story, the creative writer needs to find a balance between skill and inspiration. To get started there are many imaginative, as well as practical ways in which you as a creative writer can discover the... [More]
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$398 Limited inc GST
Creative Writing Course: Discovering Form and Voice

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