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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.

Philosophy for Science Course IV: Where Classical Physics Ends and Quantum Mechanics Begins

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 the final part a four part Philosophy for Science series which explores why, around the turn of the twentieth century, classical... [More]
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Philosophy for Science Course IV: Where Classical Physics Ends and Quantum Mechanics Begins
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Philosophy for Science Course II: What Must the World Be Like?

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 course is part two of a four part Philosophy for Science series which applies the language and logic of Science to the task of... [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 creative writing course is designed 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 creative writing course is designed to give your novel impetus and to look at its sub-text, deep... [More]
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Writing the Novel Course: Getting Started
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Philosophy Course: The Art of Critical Thinking

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 aims to develop critical thinking skills through practical sessions and the study of informal logic techniques. We will learn the basics of a good argument and evaluate the problems which make an argument go wrong. We will work through practical exercises and evaluate examples from everyday life. The aim of the... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Simone de Beauvoir

Philosophy courses in Sydney. Open to everyone. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses in Sydney at the University of Sydney. Since the publication of the 2010 new, unabridged English translation of The Second Sex, there has been a growing interest in the extent and complexity of de Beauvoir’s philosophical ideas. Some of these ideas are: The nature and limits of human freedom (She Came to Stay, Pyrrhus and Cineas); The role of imagination in the authentic... [More]
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Portraits of Italy Course: From Ancient Rome to Rossini

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 history course will focus on some of the major figures in the cultural life of Italy during the Ancient Roman period, the Renaissance, and the early 19th century. Beginning with the work of the very appealing poets Horace and his friend Tibullus, who lived... [More]
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Children's Book Illustration 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. This creative and practical course introduces participants to all aspects of children’s book illustration, from drawing, composition and picture planning to an overview of the publishing industry and ‘tricks of the trade’. The course will take a close look at the relationship between illustrator and editor, and the collaborative... [More]
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Children's Book Illustration Course
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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. 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 in this art basics course will learn perspective, how to draw illusions, create powerful designs, utilise value and imply texture,... [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... [More]
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Hieroglyphs Course 101

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 Hieroglyphs coure will allow you to join the immortal ancient Egyptian scribes and learn to read and write hieroglyphs, the 'god’s words'. This course introduces the basics of Middle Egyptian – the classical written script of Ancient Egypt. Simple exercises... [More]
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