Centre for Continuing Education

Arts and humanities

Arts and humanities

Arts and 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 and humanities courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction 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. Do you harbour a love of the fantastic? Is science fiction your obsession, or fantasy, grim fairy tales, Gothic, steampunk, slipstream, and more? Is your climate change/urban fantasy/ghost story novel begging to be written—or finished—if only you knew how? Have you got a bunch of amazing ideas but are not quite sure how to... [More]
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Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction Course

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Gallipoli Course 1: The Road to Gallipoli

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 the University of Sydney. Harvey Broadbent Harvey Broadbent AM is a well-known writer, lecturer, broadcaster, documentary film and TV producer. In January 2016 he received the prestigious award of Member of the Order of Australia for his life time’s work in researching and writing history and producing historical... [More]
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Gallipoli Course 1: The Road to Gallipoli

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - History”}</p><p>{block name:“Tutor - Harvey Broadbent”}</p><p>How did the Anzacs and the Turks come to be fighting each other at Gallipoli? This course traces the

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Creative Writing Essentials 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. Limited time only | 15% off new courses From today to 31 March 2019, enjoy 15% off our new courses from different subject areas. The discount will apply automatically on checkout. Enrolments made as part of this offer are non-refundable and this discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. For more details... [More]
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Creative Writing Essentials Course

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Creative Writing”}</p><p><hr></p><p><h3> Limited time only | 15% off new courses</h3></p><p>From today to 31 March 2019, enjoy 15% off our new courses from different

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Creative Writing Essentials Course

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Creative Writing”}</p><p><hr></p><p><h3> Limited time only | 15% off new courses</h3></p><p>From today to 31 March 2019, enjoy 15% off our new courses from different

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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 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 you... [More]
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Travel Writing Course I: Sun, Sea and Script

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Creative Writing”}</p><p>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

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Drawing Course for Beginners

Drawing. Draw out your inner artist. Learn to draw the smart way with Drawing courses at the University of Sydney. This drawing course covers the basics of drawing techniques through a practical study of form, shading, colour and perspective. You’ll gain the skills needed to produce a lovely landscape, still life, figure drawing and more. Fun and relaxing, this drawing course for beginners is accessible to anyone wanting to explore their creative potential. Outcomes By the end of... [More]
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Drawing Course for Beginners

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Drawing”}</p><p>This drawing course covers the basics of drawing techniques through a practical study of form, shading, colour and perspective. You’ll gain the skills

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Philosophy Course: Philosophy of Religion

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 on the philosophy of religion examines religious experience while borrowing from different schools of thought, including psychology, anthropology, sociology, phenomenology and political theory. Religion is central to the personal lives of many people. It is integrated in the cultural heritage of every... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Philosophy of Religion

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Philosophy”}</p><p>This course on the philosophy of religion examines religious experience while borrowing from different schools of thought, including psychology,

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Philosophy Course: Philosophy of Time

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses at the University of Sydney. Improve your understanding of the philosophy of time and learn to discuss key concepts relating to time with confidence. In this course we consider many approaches to understanding the issue of time and what it means for us in our everyday existence. We use philosophy, chronobiology, psychology, neurobiology and the... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Philosophy of Time

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Philosophy”}</p><p>Improve your understanding of the philosophy of time and learn to discuss key concepts relating to time with confidence. In this course we consider

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Philosophy Course: Introduction to Postmodernism - Foucault and Derrida

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. Learn about philosophy the smart way with Philosophy courses at the University of Sydney. ‘Postmodernism’ often elicits polarised reactions, sometimes based on presumptions about its central ideas. This course aims to redress some of the misunderstandings surrounding Postmodernism, by giving an in depth introduction to two of its most prominent philosophers. I will argue that both Foucault and Derrida... [More]
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Philosophy Course: Introduction to Postmodernism - Foucault and Derrida

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Philosophy”}</p><p>‘Postmodernism’ often elicits polarised reactions, sometimes based on presumptions about its central ideas. This course aims to redress some of the

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Gallipoli Course 2: The Gallipoli Campaign, 1915

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 the University of Sydney. Harvey Broadbent Harvey Broadbent AM is a well-known writer, lecturer, broadcaster, documentary film and TV producer. In January 2016 he received the prestigious award of Member of the Order of Australia for his life time’s work in researching and writing history and producing historical... [More]
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Gallipoli Course 2: The Gallipoli Campaign, 1915

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - History”}</p><p>{block name:“Tutor - Harvey Broadbent”}</p><p>What military planning, actions and events on the battlefield determined the outcome of the Gallipoli

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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 with imagination, discipline and lyricism. The course explores the distinctions between... [More]
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Writing the Real Course

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Creative Writing”}</p><p>This writing course offers you a rich immersion in creative nonfiction, practical tuition and instruction in composition and style, along with

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