Politics, Economics & Current Affairs

Courses Online & In London

Our politics and current affairs courses will help you understand the changing world around us: 

- Want to get to grips with the issues dominating today’s headlines or develop your understanding of different political systems?

- Keen to discuss fake news and propaganda or eager to use key concepts to analyse politics?  

- Eager to make sense of politics in the US, the EU, the emerging BRICS powers (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)? Want to learn more about global issues such as conflict and migration? 

Our politics and current affairs courses, whether short or long, in the classroom or online, offer something for everyone. 

If interested in our advanced politics course, please contact politics coordinator Martin Jorgensen at Martin.jorgensen@citylit.ac.uk


Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of long and short courses allowing you to choose between online and in-person learning. All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, we've got the class for you. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.


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  1. How we come together and drift apart
    Course start date:  Tue 30 Apr 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Francesca Granelli
    The twenty first century has placed a question mark over subjects that we thought were settled: politics, states, nations, and peoples. This course explores these themes to help understand what might happen next.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £58.00
  2. Figures in British politics and society you need to know!
    Course start date:  Tue 28 May 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gabriel Olumide Apata
    The aim of this course is to bring to the forefront those, in British politics and society, who may have been confined to the fringes of history, simply been forgotten about or had their stories altered to fit a certain narrative. Curious? Join us to learn more!
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £97.00
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