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.

The Fabulous Philosophers of the 19th Century Course

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Darwin, Marx, Freud, Mill, Kierkegaard and Dostoyevsky. What a century! There are so many towering intellects to choose from it is difficult to decide who has had the most impact on the twentieth and twenty first century. Marx utterly transformed political theory and political reality; Darwin’s evolutionary... [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 CCE, 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... [More]
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Introduction to Philosophy Course I
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Human vs Machine: The Limits of the Human and the Evolution of Human Machines

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Explore the human condition through our connection to machines and the technologies which are attempting to ‘mimic’ human behavior, for example driverless cars. The Philosophy of Technology is a growing area of theory: it attempts to critically asses the possible impacts which new technologies may have on... [More]
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16 Great Masters of Western Art

Art History. Explore humankind’s amazing cultural heritage. Study objects of art and their historical development the smart way with Art History courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Art history is the knowledge and understanding of the universal and timeless qualities that identify all great art. The more you understand the art of different eras, movements, styles and techniques, the better you can appreciate the diversity of styles and the communality they share. Each class... [More]
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French Conversation Course III: Art History

French. Learn French with us. If you want to learn to speak French, our French classes are ideal for adult learners to enjoy a practical and social experience while you learn French language and culture. Learn French the smart way with French courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. This French conversation course is designed for intermediate students who are wishing to practice the French language by exploring and discussing Art masterpieces in a relaxed atmosphere. We will be... [More]
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Vignettes of France Course: from Joan of Arc to the Revolution

History. 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 at CCE, The University of Sydney. This course will be of relevance to those people interested in French studies, French civilisation and those studying the French language, providing cultural background to language work. Aims This history course will focus on the life of several outstanding figures in French... [More]
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Philosophy for Science Course III: Bodies in Motion - Classical Physics from Democritus to Einstein

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses at CCE, 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... [More]
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The Art of Good Conversation Course

Sociology. Study the development, structure, and functioning of human society. Learn about social behaviour the smart way with Sociology courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Our lives are shaped by the conversations we have: every one of them can open up new possibilities and further horizons. In this course you’ll find out how to start a conversation and how to make it enjoyable and rewarding. We’ll explore and practise these skills and find out how to have conversations that... [More]
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Travel Writing Course I: Sun, Sea and Script

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses at CCE, 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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Travel Writing Course I: Sun, Sea and Script
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Art and Philosophy of the Spirit Course

Religion. Learn about systems of faith and worship. Learn about beliefs, cultural systems, and world views the smart way with Religion courses at CCE, The University of Sydney. Our contemporary definition of ‘spirit’ is based on the convergence of three streams of knowledge: the impact of Eastern spiritual systems on the West in the 19th century and the parallel re-emergence of the Western stream of esoteric knowledge; followed by a 20th century global culture shaped by Internet... [More]
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Art and Philosophy of the Spirit Course
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