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.

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

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  1. The Beauty of Maths
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 4 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gary Retallick
    Mathematics can sometimes seem abstract and remote, but some parts of mathematics offer fascinating insights into the language of nature, potentially revealing underlying truths about the reality we inhabit. In this course we look at some of the most important developments in mathematics.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
  2. Geology and London
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 5 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Charles Clarke
    Explore how the geology below greater London has shaped its landscapes, infrastructure and built environment, making it such a fascinating and visually diverse city; look at stone types and their effects on the buildings around us.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
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  3. Introduction to Python
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 22 Jan 2023 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Timothy Marley
    Want to learn more about how computers work or what computer programmers do? Get started in computer programming using the most popular and easy-to-use computer programming language Python.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
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    96% of 100
  4. Instagram for business: introduction
    Course start date:  Mon 6 Feb 2023 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    Learn how to use Instagram, the visual social media site, to market your business and communicate with your customers.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  5. Web development: introduction to JavaScript
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Tue 7 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Raymond Snare
    Use JavaScript to add dynamic effects and valid your web pages. Previous knowledge or experience of HTML and CSS is required.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £215.00 Senior fee £172.00 Concession £140.00
  6. Social media for business: introduction
    Course start date:  Tue 7 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Julian Holden
    This practical course is aimed at people who would like to use social media marketing to promote their business. This class is ideal for those with some familiarity with social media. You will learn how social media can be used to



    communicate with your target audience.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
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  7. Instagram for business: intermediate
    Course start date:  Wed 8 Feb 2023 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    This is a follow on course from 'Instagram for business: introduction', and is designed to expand your skills in using Instagram for business even further.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00
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  8. Digital skills for the workplace: creating newsletters, reports and tables with Word (intermediate)
    Course start date:  Wed 8 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Do tables in Word seem to move of their own accord? Do you need to produce newsletters for work or for volunteer groups but are frustrated by shifting text and images? Are you unsure how to maintain consistent formatting across a report? If so, then this is the course for you. On this course you will learn how to produce a newsletter, insert tables, and create simple reports while maintaining consistent formatting and ensuring the layout and presentation is effective and impacting. You will focus on how to produce attractive documents fit for purpose in an efficient and timely manner.



    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 £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £75.00
  9. Troubleshooting your Apple Mac: tips and tricks
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Thu 9 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Michael Harding
    Learn how to stay safe online, tame the clutter and keep your Mac running smoothly.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00
  10. Online marketing: a short introduction
    Course start date:  Fri 10 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Julian Holden
    A popular short course that provides an overview of some common techniques used to market businesses on the internet. Examine search engine optimisation (SEO), web advertising and social media marketing among other topics.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
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  11. Introduction to artificial intelligence
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 11 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Liv Helen Vage
    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
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    87% of 100
  12. Introduction to botany
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 11 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Letta Jones
    Morning sessions at City Lit followed by a local botany walk in the afternoon: We will search out plants in all their diversity, looking at hedges, borders, grassland, path edges, avenues, rockery, informal and formal areas in the park. The course will be of interest to keen gardeners as well as anyone wanting to know more about everyday plants.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
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  13. An introduction to project management
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 11 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Ayo Alegbeleye
    Want to learn about project management? On this course you will learn techniques to ensure that controlled management of a project is obtained from start to finish.



    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
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  14. Astronomy: a gentle introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 12 Feb 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Roger O'Brien
    A leisurely walk through back garden astronomy. Learn how to find your way around the constellations, whether to buy a telescope, how to find planets and look safely at the sun. Find out why astronomy is good for you.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
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  15. Essential digital skills for work (Level 1)
    Course start date:  Wed 15 Feb 2023 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Do you have some digital skills but lack confidence to use them? Would you like to gain the most essential digital skills needed for today's workplace? If so, and you need to develop the foundational digital skills for today's job market, this is the course for you. The course will give you the confidence to use different digital devices and tools to collaborate and communicate efficiently with work colleagues, to create and edit documents and presentations, and make simple spreadsheets. You will learn about different types of digital communication as well as how to use online resources for finding and using information and completing transactions. You will learn the transferable digital skills you need to progress, participate and express yourself in the workplace and gain a qualification. 53% of UK employees do not have the digital skills needed for work. You don't need to be one of them.



    You need to complete a pre-course assessment to make sure you are on the right course. Click on the Start Assessment button. Or call our administrator on (telephone temporarily unavailable) or email universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk to arrange an assessment with one of our course advisors and start your journey.
    Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00

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