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. HTML5 & CSS: introduction (stage 1)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 21 Jul 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  George Stickney
    HTML is the foundation language of web sites and web based apps. It's easy to learn and can help you to begin a career in tech, update web sites and content management systems, have a better understanding of UX/UI, gain skills for SEO and digital marketing, collaborate more effectively with developers and much more!
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
    Rating:
    97% of 100
  2. Introduction to Python
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 11 May 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Timothy Marley
    Want to learn more about how computers work and what computer programmers do? Get started using Python, the most popular and easy-to-use programming language in the world.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £155.00
    Rating:
    97% of 100
  3. Becoming confident on PowerPoint 365 (beginner)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 12 May 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Do you want to learn how to create presentations? Are you completely new to PowerPoint? Can you use some PowerPoint features but want to expand your skills? On this course you will learn the essential elements of how to create an effective and engaging presentation from creating slides and slideshows from scratch, to using templates, to appropriate use of images and text. You will focus not only on the specific functions of PowerPoint but also what makes a presentation successful.



    This course is FREE if you are employed and on a low wage or you are claiming benefits. For more information Click here
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £60.00
  4. Video blogging with YouTube: introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 3 Nov 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Yolanda De Los Bueis Unanua
    Learn how to create a video blog (vlog) in your own YouTube channel. Use YouTube full capabilities as social network, video editor and publisher. Edit and enhance your videos with effects and music using open-source software Shotcut. Share and connect your channel with other channels and social networks.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £116.00
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  5. Generative AI: a short introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 Apr 2024 (and 9 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, DALL-E and Stable Diffusion.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
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  6. 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:  Aurica Jalba
    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
  7. Podcasting: introduction
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 14 Jul 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
  8. 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
  9. Communicate with confidence through voice and body language
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 15 Jun 2024 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Danielle Allan
    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 course will be delivered in the college.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £90.00
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    95% of 100
  10. Public speaking
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 15 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gavin Illsley
    This intensive Saturday course will help you to learn techniques and develop skills which will boost your confidence for all types of situations when you have to say a few words in public. This course will be delivered in the college.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    95% of 100
  11. Exploring Regent’s Park’s Trees
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 15 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Letta Jones
    Do you want to get to know some of the fabulous trees in Regent’s Park? These 3 guided Tree Walks in Regent’s Park are ideal for the tree enthusiast with an introduction to this absorbing activity.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  12. City Lit Pro: start a career in digital marketing
    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
  13. 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
  14. User experience and interface (UX/UI) : introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 14 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Itai Bercovier
    An introduction to the fundamentals of user experience (UX). Learn about the theory and tools used in the industry to analyse a website/app interface and its interaction.
    Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £194.00
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  15. 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
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