Centre for Continuing Education

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History

History. See the future by learning of the past.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling.

Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available.


The world as we know it today has been shaped by events of the past.

History courses teach knowledge of the past and provide a context to understanding the complexities of the modern world. There is also a simple joy in exploring the customs, traditions and societies of times long passed.

Our history short courses are open to everyone. Indulge your love of the past and enrol today.

Art History Course: Michelangelo meets Sinan

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Join us for an exploration of early modern Ottoman art compared with the artwork of the Renaissance in Italy. We will... [More]
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Art History Course: Michelangelo meets Sinan

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History Course: 17-18th Century Ottoman and European Art and Fashion

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Come along to this history course and learn about Turquerie – a fashion and art trend popular in Western Europe from the 17th... [More]
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History Course: 17-18th Century Ottoman and European Art and Fashion

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Ireland Course: The Celts to the Celtic Tiger

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. This course explores the Emerald Isle from its Celtic, Viking and Norman history to its geography, language and culture. Learn... [More]
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Ireland Course: The Celts to the Celtic Tiger

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History Course: The Ottomans and the Early Modern World, 1400-1600

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Join us and learn how the Ottoman expansion into Europe fostered contacts between the East and West, created a dialogue... [More]
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History Course: The Ottoman Renaissance, 1413-1575

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Join us for a fascinating exploration of the artistic and cultural traditions of the Ottoman Renaissance. The course primarily... [More]
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History Course: The Legacy of Islamic Civilisations 632-1924

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. This course will take you on a journey through the history of Islamic civilisations; beginning with the Dark Ages in the 7th... [More]
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History Course: Roman North Africa

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. North Africa was one of Rome’s richest provinces and today some of the most impressive Roman ruins are to be found not in... [More]
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Alexander the Great Course: Conqueror of the World

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Alexander the Great, the son of King Philip II of Macedon, inherited the throne in 336 BC at the age of 20. Two years later he... [More]
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Alexander's Heirs Course: The Ptolemies of Egypt

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Join us in examining the rise and fall of the Ptolemaic Dynasty from Alexander the Great to Cleopatra VII. Ptolemy I was the... [More]
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Archaeology Course: Ancient Cyprus

History. See the future. It’s in the past. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. This archaeology course will explore the history of human activity on the island of Cyprus, from the Neolithic to the modern... [More]
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