Technology, Science & Business Courses in London

Excited by new technology, scientific breakthroughs or business success? Or perhaps you'd like to delve deeper into nature, conservation or astronomy?

We have a huge range of courses which help you to get your head around modern technology, give you the tools to succeed in business, or enable you to explore more of the world around you.

Our courses take place in the evenings, daytimes and at weekends, and are held in Covent Garden.

Find our contact details under 'About technology, science and business'.

Get in touch on 020 7831 7831 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm. 

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  1. City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    Looking for that perfect present? Treat someone to the gift of learning with a course at City Lit. Available from £10, our gift vouchers can be used to book a place on any of our courses, from London walks and food tasting to museum visits, poetry and much more. Simply purchase your voucher and the recipient can choose from thousands of courses, at a time which suits them.
    From: £10.00

  2. Introduction to R programming

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 21 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Programming is the cornerstone of keeping up with business and technology. Learn the immensely popular language R to boost your skills and widen your horizons.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  3. Introduction to programming

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 21 Sep 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

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    Walking London's heaths and commons

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the wildlife, habitats and environmental history of London’s heaths and commons during this relaxed walking programme. First session at City Lit followed by three guided walks of approximately 2 hours within easy access of central London.



    Brenna Boyle (B.Sc Hons Dunelm, M.Sc DIC) is a zoologist, wildlife guide and environmental teacher. She runs Wild Capital; London's wildlife discovery service and also works for two urban environmental education charities.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

  5. Astronomy: a gentle introduction

    Astronomy: a gentle introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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: £30.00

  6. Build a website in a day with WordPress

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 9 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    WordPress is the world's most popular content management system, and it's free! On this intensive, one-day course you'll learn how to use it to build your own website.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  7. Introduction to Python

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 11 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to learn more about how computers work or what computer programmers do? Get started in computer programming using the popular and easy-to-use computer programming language Python.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £229.00

  8. Storytelling for business and pleasure 1

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    All cultures respect the world of Story. The ability to tell Stories, in a variety of settings, is a skill that has seen a strong resurgence both in the workplace and in contemporary performance. Come to gain confidence and experience.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00

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    Advanced business writing

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: International House
    Develop an advanced skillset that you can use to write persuasive and informative emails, reports and proposals. Learn about the elements of language, style and structure that you need to write to a sophisticated level in the workplace.



    Please note that an advanced command of the English language is needed to qualify for this course. If you are unsure about your level of English, please contact our English department english@citylit.ac.uk to have your level assessed.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £84.00

  10. LinkedIn: a short introduction

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get started with LinkedIn with this short introductory course through learning the basics of this important business platform.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £30.00

  11. Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (ECDL Extra)

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to learn the skills you need for office work or everyday life, and gain a qualification? On this course, you will learn the core software applications required in every workplace. The course is made up of four modules: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Improving Productivity using IT. If you pass, you will receive the Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (ECDL Extra). This course is ideal if you have some working knowledge of Word, Powerpoint and Excel, but want to be confident you can use their most essential elements.

    This course is FREE if one of the following applies:

    a) You are employed and earn less than £20,572.50 . You need to have lived in the UK or EU for the last 3 years and be a citizen of the UK or a country within the EU. You may also be eligible for this funding in other circumstances. When you come for assessment or enrolment, bring a pay slip dated within 3 months of the course start date, or a current employment contract that shows your gross salary. OR

    b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance or Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG). Please bring proof of income to your assessment or enrolment. OR

    c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit), earn less than £338 a month (individual claims) or £541 a month (household claims) and are doing the course to become employed or move into more sustainable employment.

    Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £329.00
    Concession: £223.00

  12. Stay safe online

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What does identify theft entail? What risks do you run? Learn how to protect yourself from identify theft on this course.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £24.00

  13. Copywriting

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: International House
    Good copywriting skills are increasingly important, whether you want to write your own website, your company’s sales literature or are seeking work in advertising or marketing.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £100.00

  14. Social media content strategy

    Course Date: Thu 26 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In order to successfully use social media for business, it is essential to have a clear strategy and create good content to encourage audience engagement. You'll learn both in this class.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £30.00

  15. PC maintenance: an introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 27 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to troubleshoot and solve common computer hardware problems. Discover what is inside a computer, how it works and how to upgrade computer components.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

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