Centre for Continuing Education

Music and film

Music and film. Enrich your life.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol.

Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available.


Almost 100 per cent of Australians say the arts play a role in their lives, according to a survey by the Australian Council for the Arts. 75% of respondents also said the arts should be an important part of education for every Australian and 60 per cent agreed they have a positive impact on wellbeing and happiness.

Our expert presenters bring context to the great works of music and film, revealing their biographical, historical and social significance, leading to enhanced understanding and appreciation of the enduring works that unite cultures and generations.

Learn music and film the smart way, with the Centre for Continuing Education.

Music in the German Lands Course: 1828-1843

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. This new course begins in the Austrian capital of Vienna, where we explore the astonishing array of masterpieces... [More]
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Music in the German Lands Course: 1828-1843

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Music in the German Lands Course: 1828-1843

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Music Appreciation Course: A History of Classical Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. How do the great composers fit into history? How are they influenced by their times, and how do they influence... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: A History of Classical Music

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Exploring Music Course: Chamber Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Chamber music is one of the most intimate forms of classical music. It combines the wealth and richness of... [More]
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Exploring Music Course: Chamber Music

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>Chamber music is one of the most intimate forms of classical music. It combines the wealth and richness of

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Movies Now Course: Your Movie Club

Film. Focus on cinema. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. This unique and popular movie appreciation course is like having your own private movie club. In its 15th year, Movies Now... [More]
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Movies Now Course: Your Movie Club

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Film”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>This unique and popular movie appreciation course is like having your own private movie club. In its 15th

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Philosophy and Film Course: The Philosophy in 'Inception'

Philosophy. Study the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality and existence. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Join us as we explore the philosophy behind Christopher Nolan’s... [More]
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Philosophy and Film Course: The Philosophy in 'Inception'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Philosophy”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>Join us as we explore the philosophy behind Christopher Nolan’s film <em>Inception</em>. This

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A History of World Cinema Course with David Stratton

Film. Focus on cinema. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. David Stratton’s History of World Cinema course explores in great detail the development and trends of world cinema in... [More]
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A History of World Cinema Course with David Stratton

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Film”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>David Stratton’s History of World Cinema course explores in great detail the development and trends of world

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Music Appreciation Course: Another Eight Great Composers

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Why does history remember some composers and not others? What is it about the music of some composers that... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: Opera

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. This opera course provides a guide to the appreciation and enjoyment of opera for the beginner, as well as a... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: Classical Genres

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Ever wondered what a symphony actually is? Can’t tell a suite from a sonata? Love going to concerts, but not... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: A Beginner's Guide to Classical Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses both online and in-person. Please check the delivery format for each class before you enrol. Please note that course materials for all classes (excluding prescribed textbooks) are shared electronically within 48 hours of a course starting. Printing is not available. Interested in classical music but don’t know how to start? Been listening for a while but need some guidance?... [More]
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