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Creative Arts & Media Courses

Explore film, music, journalism, photography or theatre. Join online arts courses from renowned film schools, universities, cultural institutions. Learn from the experts in creative arts and media.
The Museum of Liverpool at night - an example of the 21st century museum
University of Leicester
Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum
Get an introduction to museum studies with this free online course. Learn about the people and ideas that shape museums today
Stereo ambrotype, glass, depicting two unidentified women, one seated and one standing, the latter holding a plant on a plinth, by Charles F. Ravis, Bristol, 1857 – 1859/ IL.2003.44.1.162 © Howarth-Loomes Collection at National Museums Scotland
The University of Edinburgh
Stereoscopy
Discover why the stereoscope and stereo photography mesmerised Victorians when they first appeared at 1851’s Great Exhibition.
People perform medieval music against a background of medieval music manuscripts
University of Basel
From Ink to Sound
Travel through the history of musical notation and learn how to decode medieval music manuscripts
University of Leeds
Physical Theatre: Exploring the Slap
Learn about Meyerhold’s form of physical theatre, biomechanics, and understand and perform ‘The Slap’.
University of Leeds
WW1 Heroism: Through Art and Film
Discover just some of the ways that heroism and the First World War is portrayed through art and film.
A child holds up an iPad to film other school children who are creating frames with their fingers..
Into Film
Filmmaking and Animation in the Classroom
Learn how to use simple filmmaking and animation to bring learning to life, and aid cross-curricular attainment and assessment.
A roll of film
Purdue University
Hispanic Culture Through Film
Get an introduction to Hispanic culture through the films of Luis Buñuel, Pedro Almodóvar and Guillermo del Toro.
Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
Transmedia Storytelling
Learn how to tell compelling stories across multiple platforms, like books, films, games and TV, with this free online course.
A pair of hands on a keyboard, playing jazz piano
Goldsmiths, University of London
Learn Jazz Piano: I. Begin with the Blues
Get an introduction to the wonderful world of playing jazz piano and learn to play and improvise on the blues and a jazz standard.
A young boy in school uniform holds his hands up in the shape of a camera viewfinder as if framing a film shot.
The British Film Institute (BFI)
Teaching Literacy Through Film
Learn how to use film in the classroom, teach literacy and improve both reading and writing skills, with this free online course
Film roll with image of people sharing business ideas around a table
The Open University
The Business of Film
Explore the intriguing world of film production and find out about the complexities of development, distribution and finance.
Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime
University of Glasgow
Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime
Delve into the seedy underbelly of the art world, looking at smuggling, theft, fakes, and fraud, with this free online course.
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