Technology, science & business

Technology, Science & Business
Courses in London & Online

Excited by new technology, scientific breakthroughs or business success? Want to improve your digital skills for the workplace or for personal use? Or perhaps you'd like to delve deeper into nature, conservation or astronomy?

We have a huge range of courses to support you in your learning in programming and coding, help you understand new developments in technology with Generative AI, machine learning, data analysis with Python and web design, give you the tools to succeed in business and digital marketing, or enable you to explore more of the world around you with our science and nature courses. In addition, we have launched a new area in Financial Technologies (FinTech), in Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies and Cybersecurity for business. Also acknowledging the decision-making elements in AI, we are offering short courses in Understanding Ethics in AI and Business sustainability and AI.

Our tutors are highly qualified industry professionals and will help you reach your personal goals whether you are a complete beginner or are building on existing experience.

Staff training and employee development

We also offer corporate training for your employees. This can be customised to your company’s training needs and the areas we cover are Programming, Web development, Adobe Creative cloud, Advanced MS Office, digital marketing, social media, podcasting, Generative AI and Ethics in AI, Financial Technologies (FinTech) and cybersecurity for business. We have been successfully delivering ad hoc workplace training courses for over two decades to companies in London. In recent years we have also been offering staff skills training courses online or in hybrid format to provide more flexibility to employees looking to develop their skills. For more information on employee development courses please contact our department computing@citylit.ac.uk 

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of long and short courses allowing you to choose between in-person and online learning.

Learn in the centre of London with our in-person courses. Our purpose-built facilities in Covent Garden mean we are ideally located and easy to get to. 

See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

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.

Browse technology, business and science courses below and enrol today!

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  1. Podcasting: introduction
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Fri 7 Jun 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Vina Theodorakopoulou
    Do you want to create your own podcast? This is your chance to develop your ideas into a podcast which you will produce in this course.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
    Rating:
    91% of 100
  2. Introduction to SQL and Microsoft SQL Server
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 8 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Arda Balkir
    An in depth knowledge of an SQL Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) and of Structured Query Language (SQL) are not just vital skills required by Database Developers and Administrators but are also indispensable tools needed by the modern Software Developer, Data Analyst and Data Scientist. On this course you will learn to create, manage and query relational databases using SQL.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  3. City Lit Pro: start a career in digital marketing
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 16 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kate Scott
    Learn the key skills you need to launch your digital marketing career - this intensive course covers SEO, social media, paid ads, email, and more to set you up for success.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £319.00 Concession £259.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  4. Excel: advanced
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 13 Oct 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  Terry Myers
    Learn advanced features of Excel: linking, advanced sorting, filtering, advanced formulae, scenarios, data validation and audit spreadsheet, pivot tables and macros to create and work with complex spreadsheets. This course is suitable for anyone who is involved in Data Analysis using Excel.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
    Rating:
    98% of 100
  5. Generative AI: a short introduction
    Course start date:  Fri 17 May 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kate Scott
    This is a short introduction to Generative AI for non-technical beginners who want to find out what all the fuss is about over ChatGPT, Gemini, and Firefly.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  6. Social media for business: intermediate
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 22 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Manideepa Paul
    This practical advanced course is aimed at people who want to enhance their social media skills to get the best return on investment (ROI) from social media.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100
  7. Make your first Android mobile app
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 22 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  Julian Holden
    This course is a gentle introduction to programming and app development using the cloud application AppInventor 2.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
  8. Using Apple Mac OS: a detailed introduction
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 24 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Michael Harding
    Discover how an Apple Mac computer works, the common functions and their applications. For Apple Mac users with little or no previous experience.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  9. Social media for business: introduction
    Course start date:  Thu 27 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Julian Holden
    This course builds on the topics examined in Online Marketing: a detailed introduction and will provide a more in depth look at the tools and techniques you can use to market your business on the internet.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    85% of 100
  10. Introduction to artificial intelligence
    Course start date:  Fri 28 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk say it's humanity's biggest threat, but you use it every day. Learn what artificial intelligence is, what it will become, and how it works.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
    Rating:
    87% of 100
  11. Web development: HTML5 & CSS stage 2
    Course start date:  Tue 2 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  George Stickney
    Learn how to construct a website and host it on a server using HTML5, the latest standard for HTML and CSS. You



    will learn how to position content using the new HTML5 Semantic Elements. You will need to have completed



    'HTML5 & CSS: stage 1' or have a working knowledge of HTML.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
  12. Communicate with confidence through voice and body language
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 20 Apr 2024 (and 9 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Stephanie Lunn
    Discover how to enhance your vocal and physical impact and presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back from achieving your full potential. Skills include establishing rapport, assertive posture and gesture, vocal energy, projecting an effective personal style, sensitive listening and communicating with care and conviction. This Saturday course will be delivered in the college.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £90.00
    Rating:
    95% of 100
  13. Enhance your impact and presence
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Stephanie Lunn
    Discover how to enhance your vocal and physical impact and presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back, on this intensive weekend course.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £97.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  14. UI design for websites using Figma
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 14 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Alex Gregory
    In this course you will be creating your own mini website prototype. You will be learning how to structure, brand, and create a visually compelling UI design using Figma, an industry standard design tool.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100
  15. Online marketing: intermediate
    Course start date:  Fri 19 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  Julian Holden
    This course builds on the topics examined in Online Marketing: a detailed introduction and will provide a more in depth look at the tools and techniques you can use to market your business on the internet.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
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