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 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: Another Eight Great Composers

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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

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Exploring Music Course: The Piano

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 music appreciation course explores the repertoire and development of the piano, considering its forerunners... [More]
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Exploring Music Course: The Piano

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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

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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: 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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David Stratton Film Course: Justice in The Cinema (Part 1)

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 David Stratton was the director of the Sydney Film Festival from 1966-1983. He contributes film reviews to... [More]
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Music in Paris Course: 1841-1851

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 course continues an in-depth study of classical music in Paris in the nineteenth century that began with... [More]
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Music in Paris Course: 1852-1863

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 ongoing course enters the central decade of the nineteenth century, where we’ll explore the radical changes... [More]
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