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All our courses here at City Lit are taught by expert tutors such as published authors, academics, practising artists, and experienced professionals. Our friendly, supportive, and inspiring tutors are here to boost your confidence and motivate you at every step. We always ensure that your journey with us is enjoyable, positive, and thought-provoking.
We offer online courses and in-person courses. Our interactive online courses are taught live and in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. In-person courses are delivered at our modern college campus in London near Covent Garden.
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Thousands of online and classroom-based adult courses at your fingertips!
Whether you want to try something new, revisit a past passion, or take your skills to the next level; we have a huge range of courses for you to explore. Our courses taught by experts and professionals with real world experience. Discover Languages, Art & Design, Drama, Music & Dance, Technology & Business, Writing, British Sign Language and much more!
Our online course are live, interactive and usually delivered in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. Onsite courses are delivered at our world class London locations near Covent Garden.
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- French beginners: module 1Course start date: Thu 27 Apr 2023 (and 15 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetLearn French on this lively interactive course for beginners. The course will be taught in French, with an emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.Full fee £189.00
- Writing for children: a tasterCourse start date: Tue 11 Jul 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Andrew WealeDevelop your ideas for children's stories in this practical and interactive short course. Topics will include plot, characterisation and viewpoint, and how to approach the children's publishing industry today.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £69.00
- Learn English - learn about London (entry 2-entry 3)Course start date: Tue 11 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetDo you want to improve your English and learn about London at the same time? This course will help you feel more confident about living in London and using your English. You will visit interesting places and learn about the history of the city and the people who live there. You will also learn about important events in the city in the past and now. You will improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing. You will learn a lot of new words to describe people and places and how to express yourself fluently and correctly.
You need to do a pre-course assessment face-to-face or online. Contact email@example.com / (telephone temporarily unavailable) or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name).
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click hereFull fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £30.00
- Orchestra workshopCourse start date: Tue 11 Jul 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anthony BaileyA fun, intensive workshop for players of orchestral instruments of Grade 6 level upwards, with good music reading skills. Please click the 'Start interview' button to apply and the Music Department will contact you.Full fee £89.00
- Pre-Foundation: summer intensiveCourse start date: Wed 12 Jul 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetThis exciting and intensive course is a chance to develop key creative skills, methods and thinking in art and design, across 2D and 3D materials and techniques, and critical studies, to prepare you for application and entry to our UAL-validated, Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design.Full fee £549.00
- Portrait painting: two session poseCourse start date: Tue 18 Jul 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Luke JonesDevelop a portrait from life: a structured course to build skills towards making a convincing portrait where the model keeps the same pose over 2 sessions to enable a sustained piece of work.Full fee £189.00
- Freelance journalismFull fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £55.00
- City Lit pre-foundation courseCourse start date: Wed 26 Apr 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetThis exciting and intensive course is a chance to develop key creative skills, methods and thinking in art and design, across 2D, 3D, life drawing and critical studies, to prepare you for entry to our UAL-validated, Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design.Full fee £749.00
- Make a willow basket in two eveningsCourse start date: Tue 12 Dec 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: John PageMake a small bread or fruit basket over two evening sessions. Suitable for beginners as an introduction to traditional willow basketry techniques, or for those with some experience wanting to refresh their skills.Full fee £99.00
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