Course Catalogue

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Arts

Individual Courses

Writing
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Creative Writing Interactive

This course will introduce you to the art of creative writing through the exploration and critical analysis of a wide variety of genres. By considering the different styles and methods employed by these genres, you will be shown how you can hone your own creative writing skills.

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History of Art
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Ancient Greek Architecture Interactive

By analysing case studies of some of the most famous examples of Ancient Greek architectural genius, this course lays the foundations for further study of the topic at university, whether as part of a classics, history, literature, or art degree.

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Victorian Classicism Interactive

This course will introduce you to the work of four major artists associated with the Victorian Classicism movement, and their most famous paintings. This course is a perfect supplement to our "Introduction to Art History" course, and would suit anyone thinking of applying to study an art-related subject at university.

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Ancient Greek Art Interactive

This course will attempt to offer an overview of the evolution of ancient Greek art from the Protogeometric period to the end of the Hellenistic period. We will examine a whole range of art forms including vases, paintings, architecture, and sculpture, looking at each from a variety of different perspectives.

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An Introduction to Film Studies Interactive

This course is designed to guide students through the evolution of film and cinema from its ancient origins in hand shadows all the way through to modern-day blockbusters.

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Methodologies in Art History Interactive

As well exploring the works of many of history's most celebrated artists, this course also examines the discipline of Art History itself by tracing its roots back to the very earliest pieces of critical writing.

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Arts Skills
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English Essay Writing Interactive

Being able to write effective, persuasive, and lucid essays is a vital skill that we all need, irrespective of the subject we study. By following the tactics and techniques taught in this course, you will learn how to write a coherent and convincing university essay. This course is ideal for speakers of foreign languages as well as native English speakers.

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Giving a Formal Presentation Interactive

Presentations can come in all shapes and sizes. At the heart of many university courses is the requirement to compose and deliver a talk on an academic subject to your tutor, and often to a wider audience including your peers. This course focuses on these two aspects - the composition and delivery of an oral presentation - and aims to equip students with the skills and techniques they need to do this successfully.

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