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22 courses

20th Century European History - Part 1

This course will be delivered online.

The aim of this 6 week course is to provide an introduction to Twentieth Century European history by focusing on specific key events as well as the people and ideologies that shaped them.

Over the course we will study how Europe descended into the horrors of World War One in 1914; the rise of Communism and Fascism and their impacts on Western and Eastern Europe and finally the 1989 revolutions.

In the aftermath of Brexit, we will also consider the ideas that originally formed the current European Union and how it has changed over...

14/09/2021 - Tue (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £104.00 - C02292-212201

20th Century European History - Part 2

This course will be delivered online.

The aim of this 6 week course is to go into Twentieth Century European history in further depth, tackling issues that have been raised in the previous course but also considering new theories, countries and historical ideas. We will focus on specific key periods as well as the people and ideologies that shaped them.

Each week we will look at events right across the continent from a mixture of social, cultural, political and economic historic standpoints in order to give a broader flavour and help us understand how these formed Europe as...

02/11/2021 - Tue (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £104.00 - C02056-212201

Advanced Scriptwriting Workshop

This is a workshop based classed designed for intermediate and advanced writers to develop scripts for radio, TV, film and stage.

23/09/2021 - Thu (10:00-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £210.00 - C01692-212201
13/01/2022 - Thu (10:00-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £210.00 - C01692-212202
21/04/2022 - Thu (10:00-12:30) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £210.00 - C01692-212203

Comedy Writing - Introduction

This course will be delivered online.

This course will give you the skills needed to write two-minute sketches, the building blocks of comedy. You will discover valuable techniques in creating a flow of creative ideas and learn how to structure a sketch. You’ll explore ways of creating vivid, funny characters and writing sharp comic dialogue. There will also be advice on finding markets.

Please note the Introduction to Comedy Writing on 1st March takes place at Hillcroft in Surbiton.

19/10/2021 - Tue (19:00-21:15) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £194.00 - L00050-212201
11/01/2022 - Tue (19:00-21:15) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £194.00 - L00050-212202
19/04/2022 - Tue (19:00-21:15) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £194.00 - L00050-212204

Creative Writing - Beginners

This course will be delivered online.

This course will introduce you to the basic elements of creative writing. You will find the space, and given encouragement, to start your writing journey, wherever it will take you.

14/09/2021 - Tue (09:30-11:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00426-212201
02/10/2021 - Sat (10:00-12:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00426-212202
15/01/2022 - Sat (10:00-12:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00426-212203
18/01/2022 - Tue (12:00-14:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00426-212204
19/04/2022 - Tue (09:30-11:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00426-212205
23/04/2022 - Sat (10:00-12:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00426-212206

Creative Writing - Critical Workshop

This course will be delivered online.

This regular session will provide a forum for writers of some experience, who would like to share their work regularly in a constructive atmosphere.
Whether your project is a novel, a memoir, short stories or flash fiction, you will find this an invaluable and supportive space in which to progress your work.

28/09/2021 - Tue (12:00-14:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00016-212201
02/10/2021 - Sat (12:15-14:15) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00016-212202
15/01/2022 - Sat (12:15-14:15) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00016-212203
18/01/2022 - Tue (09:30-11:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00016-212204
19/04/2022 - Tue (12:00-14:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00016-212205
23/04/2022 - Sat (12:15-14:15) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00016-212206

Creative Writing - Exploring Creative Writing

This course will be delivered online.

This course explores all aspects of creative writing to help you discover your voice and develop your creative writing skills. You will be stimulated, challenged and entertained in equal measure and, as your confidence grows, you will gain mastery across the forms and genres, allowing your creative voice to grow and giving full reign to your imagination. Whether you wish to explore or enhance your creative writing skills, this is the course for you.

20/09/2021 - Mon (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C01016-212201
10/01/2022 - Mon (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C01016-212202
25/04/2022 - Mon (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C01016-212203

Creative Writing - Writing for Children

This course aims to encourage and inform students who are interested in writing short stories, novels, poetry, plays, picture books and non-fiction for children and young adults.

23/09/2021 - Thu (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00425-212201
13/01/2022 - Thu (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00425-212202
21/04/2022 - Thu (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C00425-212203

Film - Theory and Appreciation

This course will be delivered online.

This is a popular yearlong course that consists of three distinct parts covering key films from Hollywood, Britain and Europe. Each term has a different theme

30/09/2021 - Thu (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C02297-212201
20/01/2022 - Thu (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C02297-212202
21/04/2022 - Thu (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C02297-212203

Humanities Access to HE OCNLR Level 3 (Law, History & Literature)

Access courses are designed to enable people aged 19+ to gain a qualification which is accepted by universities as an alternative to A Levels. Access courses are delivered over one year as opposed to the two years required for A Levels. An access course is therefore ideal for anyone who left school without formal qualifications, or for people who wish to change career without having to do two years of A levels.

Access to Humanities combines the three main subject areas of History, English Literature and Law plus various communication and study skills modules. Successful completion...

21/09/2021 - Tue, Wed (10:00-17:00) - Parkshot Campus - 34 weeks - £3000.00/FREE - L00003-212201

Introduction to the Philosopy of Kant

This course will be delivered online.

One of the great mountains in the landscape of Western Philosophy, Kant's Critique of Pure Reason has been a landmark by which countless great minds have navigated since it was published in 1781. Kant described his work as enacting a fundamental shift in philosophy - as radical as Copernicus' discovery that the earth revolves around the sun, not the sun around the earth - in stating that the world as we see it conforms to the mind not the mind to the world. Striking questions arose from this shift which have troubled philosophers ever since: can...

16/09/2021 - Thu (11:00-13:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C02686-212201

Journal Writing for De-stressing and Creative Awakening

Journal Writing is one of the best things you can do to improve your memory, clarify your thinking, increase your creativity, and just become a more all-around awesome person.

This course is about finding our trust in our inner creativity and freeing it and our healing process. We will share tools that help us to dissolve blocks and transform and recover our well being through our creative power. Creativity is our through nature and through a simple scientific approach of experimentation and observation, we establish a connected flow with words on paper.

Our aim is to...

10/11/2021 - Wed (12:00-14:00) - Parkshot Campus - 4 weeks - £68.00 - C02516-212201
01/03/2022 - Tue (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 4 weeks - £68.00 - C02516-212202

Journal Writing for De-stressing and Creative Awakening - Taster

Journal Writing is one of the best things you can do to improve your memory, clarify your thinking, increase your creativity, and just become a more all-around awesome person.

This taster course is an introduction session to a longer 4 week course starting the following week.
This course is about finding our trust in our inner creativity and freeing it and our healing process. We will share tools that help us to dissolve blocks and transform and recover our well-being through our creative power. Creativity is our through nature and through a simple scientific approach of...

03/11/2021 - Wed (19:00-21:00) - Parkshot Campus - 1 weeks - £0.00 - C02515-212201

Moby Dick and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

This course will be delivered online.

An opportunity to read these great works side by side and explore their relevance to the post covid world.

We will read the texts and explores themes of the gothic/romanticism in Ancient Mariner and how Moby Dick has to be read as a harbinger of the postmodernist age.

We will explore the psychoanalytic dimensions of both works and other possible readings

We also investigate how the critique of instrumental rationality in Adorno and Horkheimer's dialectic of enlightenment is prefigured in both these texts.

21/09/2021 - Tue (13:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C02540-212201

Poetry for Pleasure

This course will be delivered online.

Whether you already enjoy reading poetry, or even if you have never tried reading poetry before, this course is for you! An informal, relaxed series of classes exploring a range of poems.

15/09/2021 - Wed (13:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £58.00 - C00837-212201
03/11/2021 - Wed (13:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £58.00 - C00837-212202
12/01/2022 - Wed (13:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £58.00 - C00837-212203
23/02/2022 - Wed (13:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £58.00 - C00837-212204
20/04/2022 - Wed (13:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £58.00 - C00837-212205
08/06/2022 - Wed (13:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £58.00 - C00837-212206

Pre Access Humanities and Social Science

(Women Only)

This course is essentially a foundation course for learners who are looking to progress to study an Access to Higher education Diploma . An Access Diploma, maths and English GCSE (or accepted equivalents) qualifications are standard entry requirements for many university degrees, Your Pre-Access course will help you develop the study skills you need to succeed on an Access Course,

Please note that this course is for women only.
10/01/2022 - Mon (10:30-16:00), Tue (10:30-13:00) - Hillcroft Campus - 22 weeks - £825.00/FREE - WR0084-212201

Roman History - Decline and Fall

This course will be delivered online.

This six-week course will chart the fall of the largest Empire in human history, the Romans from the 4th Century AD. Starting with the split of the Roman World into two spheres under the Emperor Constantine I we will chart the later Caesars of both the Westen and Eastern Empires before focusing the later weeks on what ultimately destroyed and replaced it. Where they really Barbarians at the gates? Was the move from Rome as a centre key to the end of the West? We will look especially at the rise of the Franks, Saxons and Goths in Western...

11/01/2022 - Tue (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 6 weeks - £104.00 - C01897-212201

Taster - Access to HE Humanities

This course will be delivered online.

Access courses are designed to give adult learners the necessary study skills and subject knowledge to go on to a Degree at a University. This course will give you a day in the life of an Access student.

03/05/2022 - Tue (10:00-16:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £0.00 - C00334-212201

Taster - Philosophy - School of Ideas

This course will be delivered online.

An introduction to our series of courses, from the Ancient Greeks to Contemporary Post Modernists explore the key ideas that have shaped and changed world views.

If you have a special interest in philosophy and the history of ideas of or are seeking an introduction to this area of learning we have a broad range of courses to inspire you.

10/06/2022 - Fri (11:00-13:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 1 weeks - £0.00 - C01377-212201

The Golden Age of Greek Drama

This course will be delivered online.

'You will be a thorn in the city's flesh.'

This is how Euripides described his own voluntary exile in the mouth of his dark heroine Medea on the Greek stage in 431BC, unpopular in the city because of the bone-tingling subtlety and sympathy with which he penetrated the human psyche. Millennia later, the relevance both of his works and those of his rivals is astonishing.

This course covers the representation of grief, estrangement, asylum-seeking, family and sacrifice, as well as ribaldry, political satire, and Dionysian revels,...

14/01/2022 - Fri (11:00-13:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C02204-212201
22/04/2022 - Fri (11:00-13:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - C02204-212202

Writing Freelance Magazine Articles

This course will be delivered online.

You will get direction for your freelance writing. You will learn the basics of freelance writing to enable you to begin planning, researching, writing and pitching articles to Editors at magazines and newspapers.

27/09/2021 - Mon (13:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00104-212201
10/01/2022 - Mon (13:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00104-212202
25/04/2022 - Mon (13:00-15:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £171.00 - L00104-212203

Writing from Life

This course will be delivered online.

Do you have a story to tell? Do you want to explore your own personal narrative? Perhaps you want to narrate your own life experiences, record family history or explore self awareness through writing.

28/09/2021 - Tue (12:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £161.00 - C00831-212201
11/01/2022 - Tue (12:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £161.00 - C00831-212202
19/04/2022 - Tue (12:30-14:30) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £161.00 - C00831-212203