Technology, science & business

Technology, Science & Business Courses in London and Online

Excited by new technology, scientific breakthroughs or business success? Want to improve your digital skills for the workplace or 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 AI, machine learning, data analysis with Python and statistics, 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.

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.

Learning with us is flexible, with part-time courses available online in daytime, evening and weekend formats. For more information about our tutor-led interactive online courses please see our guide to online learning.

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  1. Introduction to JavaScript
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 18 Mar 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Alexander Adu-Sarkodie
    Add interactivity and animation to your website. Start with simple scripts and proceed to challenging applications: Computation and String operations, DOM manipulations, AJAX, Form validation, Content Panels and Carousels.



    Knowledge required: Basic computing and experience of HTML.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
    Rating:
    83% of 100
  2. Bird identification by sight and song
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 18 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Verity Miles
    Sometimes we hear birds before we see them. Find out more about identifying birds by sound as well as sight. Refresh your knowledge of the natural history of birds and what to look for to distinguish different species by sight, song and behaviour.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
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  3. Introduction to programming
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 14 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    This is a beginner's course designed for anyone who wants to dip their toes into the exciting world of programming and see what all the fuss is about. Perfect if you want to make your first step in learning any of the programming languages at City Lit.



    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 £71.00 Concession £58.00
    Rating:
    97% of 100
  4. Marketing your book online
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 25 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Christine Robertson
    Looking in depth at marketing and promoting your book online and offline, you will develop the foundations of a marketing strategy and plan to promote your book.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  5. Copywriting: a taster
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 25 Mar 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Rosie Fiore
    Good copywriting skills are increasingly important, whether you want to write your own website or your company’s sales literature, or hope to work in advertising or marketing. We'll cover the core elements of copywriting using examples and practical exercises.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
    Rating:
    92% of 100
  6. Introduction to tree identification
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 23 Apr 2023

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

    Tutors:  Letta Jones
    This practical course is ideal for those new to trees and provides a good introduction to the enthusiast. Get to know the clues to look for when identifying trees, plus which books and guide sheets are helpful.



    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 £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £71.00
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  7. Natural history journaling
    Course start date:  Wed 26 Apr 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Brenna Boyle
    Natural history journaling is the insightful and relaxing process of closely observing and recording nature. There are no fixed rules to creating a journal; you could choose to write, draw, photograph or film the nature you encounter. No experience or skills are needed, just come along and try it out. This course promises enjoyment, relaxation, ecological learning and immersion in nature.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £45.00
  8. Complete beginners: becoming confident on your computer and online
    Course start date:  Tue 2 May 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you completely new to computers and the Internet? This course will help you get started on using a computer and the internet. You will learn about key terms you need to starting becoming confident on a PC and online. You will learn about different files and how to create and save them. You will learn how to write and send simple letters and emails. You will develop your internet skills so you can find information and complete online forms. Finally, you do all of this while learning how to remain safe online and to keep your files secure.



    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 here
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £31.00 Concession £20.00
  9. Becoming confident on PowerPoint 365 (beginner)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 7 May 2023

    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 appealing 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 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 here
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £60.00
  10. More botany
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 May 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Letta Jones
    This course looks more closely at plants noticing changes in early summer how they are grouped and named. The course includes afternoon walks to Lincoln’s Inn Fields to observe the plants there.
    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £71.00
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  11. Trees in summer
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 3 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Letta Jones
    Three tree identification walks in Regent’s Park looking at common trees while focussing on bark, twigs, leaves, outline, seeds and fruits aiming to give you the confidence to get to know trees better.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £58.00
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  12. Becoming confident on Word 365 (beginner)
    Course start date:  Thu 15 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you new to Word and word processing? Do you want to learn how to create and organise digital letters and short documents? Then this course is ideal for you. Learn all the basic functions of creating documents: adding, copying, moving and formatting text, inserting pictures and creating tables, checking spelling and grammar, changing the page layout and printing different documents accurately. All you need is enthusiasm, and confidence using a mouse and basic keyboard functions.



    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 here
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £40.00
  13. The physics of time
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 17 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Gary Retallick
    Explore the various different conceptions of time within modern physics - from the absolute time of Newtonian mechanics to the relativistic time of Einsteinian gravity. The possibility that time is quantized, made up of discrete moments, is seen to emerge in some of the most cutting edge theories of physics, such as loop quantum gravity and string theory. Consider the emergence of time in the big bang, the direction of time, and the possibility of time travel.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
    Rating:
    98% of 100
  14. Becoming confident on Excel 365 (beginner)
    Course start date:  Wed 28 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you new to Excel? Have you used Excel a little but lack confidence? Are you unsure about what you use Excel for? On this course, you will learn the key basic functions of Excel so you can begin your journey on handling, analysing and presenting data. You will learn the main functions of Excel and associated terminology. You will focus on how to create simple worksheets, enter data, present it in a logical and functioning way with formatting that makes it easy to read. You will work on using Excel in place of your calculator to make basic calculations and you will practise turning this data into simple charts and graphs. By the end of this course, you will confident enough to create your own weekly budget calculator. To do this course you'll need to be able to use a mouse, keyboard and basic computer functions.



    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 here
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £50.00
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  15. Introduction to PHP/MySQL
    Course start date:  Fri 30 Jun 2023

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

    Tutors:  Julian Holden
    Can you build a simple website and want to take your knowledge to the next level? Using PHP and MySQL you can create websites that accept input from their users and response with dynamically constructed pages.



    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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