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.

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

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Music Appreciation Course: The Orchestra

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. The sound of a great symphony orchestra in full flight is one of the most thrilling sounds in all of western... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: The Orchestra

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>The sound of a great symphony orchestra in full flight is one of the most thrilling sounds in all of

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Documentary Course: Introduction to Producing and Directing

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. Before making a great documentary, journalists and filmmakers need to grasp the basics. Documentary producing and... [More]
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Documentary Course: Introduction to Producing and Directing

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Film”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>Before making a great documentary, journalists and filmmakers need to grasp the basics. Documentary

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Exploring Music Course: Choral 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. From Handel’s Messiah to Orff’s Carmina Burana, choral music has always thrilled and inspired us. We use choirs... [More]
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Exploring Music Course: Choral Music

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>From Handel’s Messiah to Orff’s Carmina Burana, choral music has always thrilled and inspired us. We use

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Exploring Music Course: The Orchestra

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. The sound of a great symphony orchestra in full flight is one of the most thrilling sounds in all of western... [More]
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Exploring Music Course: The Orchestra

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>The sound of a great symphony orchestra in full flight is one of the most thrilling sounds in all of

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Great Composers Course: Mozart

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. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote over six hundred works, including some of the most-loved pieces in the classical... [More]
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Great Composers Course: Mozart

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote over six hundred works, including some of the most-loved pieces in the

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Great Composers Course: Tchaikovsky

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. Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky created some of the most well-loved music of the classical repertoire,... [More]
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Great Composers Course: Tchaikovsky

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>{block name:“Block - COVID 19 updates”}</p><p>Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky created some of the most well-loved music of the classical

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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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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 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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