The WEA is the UK's largest voluntary sector provider of high quality adult education with classes across the country.
The course will pick up from an earlier course and examine key 20th Century developments in medical knowledge. The advances made in the two world wars; the development of penicillin; the ground breaking...more
Duration: 8 weeks
Suggested subject - Art History
The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) offers part-time and short courses for adults of all ages.
History painting was considered the most prestigious genre of painting. Choosing dramatic stories from especially the Bible and antiquity, artists aimed to move and uplift the viewer, and to show their...more
Duration: 3 days
Certificate of Attendance
Located 7 minutes from Waterloo station.
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Learn about artists and artworks in a course combining art history and practice. Guided by two tutors specialising in art history and painting, you will visit a series of different exhibitions spanning a...more
Duration: 5 weeks
Different times are available for this course
The courses have been designed to fit easily into people's busy lives, with classes at lunchtimes, evenings and weekends.
Ever wondered whether there’s a hidden meaning behind paintings? In this course we’ll discover why signs and symbols are in paintings, and reveal how to find and interpret their meanings in paintings from...more
Duration: 1 day
City Lit - where London learns
Painting has developed as human vision evolved and the scientific discovery of colour interaction in the 19th century gave birth to vibrant art movements. Taking inspiration form Seurat, Matisse, Monet and...more
Duration: 5 weeks
Part time day
Whether you love Old Masters or contemporary art, London has an art gallery to suit you. This ten-week course will introduce you to the wealth of art venues in London, from major collections such as the...more
Duration: 10 weeks
Part time evening
Do you find yourself asking questions like ‘How did things get to be this way?’, ‘What exactly happened during the World Wars?’ ‘What were their motivations?’ If you’re constantly questioning the past and...
Were you a history geek or did you daydream through your lessons? Reckon you would still pass your GCSE history exam today - take our quiz to find out. ...