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. Precalculus: introduction to algebra, geometry and trigonometry
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 28 May 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Rich Cochrane
    Get to grips with some of the maths you might have missed at school. Essential for programmers, digital creatives and anyone considering further study in STEM subjects.



    This course is FREE if a) you live in London and your job is at risk of redundancy 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



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £449.00 Senior fee £359.00 Concession £225.00
  2. Trees in summer
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 28 May 2022

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Letta Jones
    Two 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 £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £30.00
  3. Digital skills for the workplace: using Word (intermediate)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 29 May 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you using Microsoft Word in an office or in administrative job? Or are you preparing for this line of work? This course will develop all the skills you need to perform your workplace Word work to a high level. Become confident in creating long, consistently formatted, well-presented documents such as reports and performing the tasks most commonly associated with Word in the office. Such tasks will include developing your use of Styles, modifying pictures in documents, using templates, controlling text flow and using mail merge. This a course for those who already have some experience of using Word. For beginners, please see our Becoming confident in Word 365 course.



    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
  4. Introduction to Python
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 18 Jun 2022 (and 5 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  MICHAEL MACAULAY
    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 £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00
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  5. Intermediate Python
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 10 Jul 2022 (and 2 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Timothy Marley
    Take your Python coding skills to the next level. Extend your programming skills by learning how to create secure and reusable code using sub-routines and modules, use advanced lists and dictionaries to create more complex programs that solve real world problems, use inbuilt libraries to boost the functionality of your programs and learn how to build graphical interfaces to your code that work on Windows, Mac and Linux systems.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00
    Rating:
    73% of 100
  6. Bird identification by sight and song
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 5 Jun 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

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







    Verity Miles, MSc, is a Zoologist and environmental campaigner, with a background in ecology, conservation and ornithology. Since studying and teaching in the Biological Sciences department of the University of Bristol, she has been working for an environmental campaigning organisation in London and managing nature reserves with the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust in her spare time. She is passionate about conservation and has a particular interest in birds. As a bird ringer, Verity has experienced identifying and handling many different species and is an advocate for urban birding and engaging with wildlife in the City.



    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 £30.00
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  7. Video blogging with YouTube: intermediate
    Course start date:  Mon 6 Jun 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Yolanda De Los Bueis Unanua
    Learn how to enhance your 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. Learn YouTube promotional features.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £40.00
  8. Podcasting: introduction
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Mon 6 Jun 2022 (and 5 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    Do you want to create your own podcast? This is your chance to develop your ideas into a fully-fledged podcast which you will produce in this course.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £65.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  9. WordPress: intermediate
    Course start date:  Mon 6 Jun 2022 (and 1 other date)

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

    Tutors:  Julian Holden
    Take your basic WordPress skills to the next level by using plugins and widgets to add new functionality, and by editing and creating theme files to customise the look of your site.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £115.00
    Rating:
    88% of 100
  10. Essential digital skills for work (Level 1)
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Tue 7 Jun 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you new to computing? 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 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 digital devices and tools to collaborate and communicate efficiently with work colleagues, to create documents and presentations, and make simple spreadsheets. You will learn the transferable digital skills you need to progress, participate and express yourself in the workplace. You will also gain a qualification. 53% of UK employees do not have the digital skills needed for work. You don't need to 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 0207 492 2511 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
  11. Communicate with confidence through voice and body language
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 14 May 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lloyd Wylde
    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 £159.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £97.00
    Rating:
    95% of 100
  12. Public speaking: intensive
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 18 Jun 2022 (and 1 other date)

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

    Tutors:  Allis Moss
    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:
    93% of 100
  13. Instagram for business: introduction
    Course start date:  Wed 18 May 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    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 £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £45.00
  14. Excel: tables and charts
    Course start date:  Wed 8 Jun 2022

    Location on this date:  Dual Mode (Online or In Person)

    Tutors:  Aurica Jalba
    Learn how to create effective Excel tables and to chart your data on this short course.



    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 £39.00 Senior fee £31.00 Concession £20.00
  15. Designing websites for visual artists with WordPress: stage 1
    Course start date:  Wed 8 Jun 2022 (and 1 other date)

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

    Tutors:  George Stickney
    Creating a website to showcase your work using WordPress with this gently-paced course.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £90.00

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