Technology, Science & Business Courses in London and Online

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.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

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  1. Cosmology

    Cosmology

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 1 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you want to know about the origin and future of the universe? Will the universe expand forever? Discuss the latest evidence. Examine the current theories. Repeat the most important cosmological observation ever made!

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £66.00

  2. Learning to use your iPhone

    Course Date: Thu 1 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Is your iPhone confusing you? Are you unsure how to make the most of its many features? This short course will help you understand your phone, troubleshoot problems and use some of its most popular features and apps.

    This course is FREE if You are on a Low Wage. For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £15.00

  3. Using hashtags effectively

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 1 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Hashtags are used on social media across many platforms, including Twitter and Instagram. This class is devoted to understanding hashtags and how to use them properly and effectively on social platforms. What is a hashtag, how do you create and track one, and how do you pick the right hashtag for your social media content.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £30.00

  4. User experience and interface (UX/UI) : introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 1 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

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    Science guest lecture: Professor Hilary Downes on Volcanoes: How, when, where?

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 2 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Hilary Downes, Professor of Geochemistry, Birkbeck, University of London, helps us to understand why volcanic actvity occurs in different parts of the Earth.



    Prof Downes’s work in geological sciences has included research into volcanic deposits in Canada and France as well as studies of fragments of the Earth's mantle ("xenoliths") which are brought to the surface in volcanic eruptions. Now Professor of Geochemistry in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Birkbeck, she also works in the study of meteorites in collaboration with colleagues at the Natural History Museum and NASA.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £15.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £15.00

  6. Public speaking: intensive

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 3 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This 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 online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  7. Level 3 certificate in IT user skills (ECDL Advanced)

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 3 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you want to know that you can work to an outstanding level in any work environment requiring an expertise in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access? Do you want a qualification to prove these skills? The Level 3 Certificate in IT User Skills (ECDL Advanced) will give you exceptional proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database software, and will improve your productivity in using IT. You will gain all the skills you need to work at the highest level in an office environment.

    You must do Initial assessment before enrolling onto this course. Contact universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk / Tel: 0207 492 2511 to book an appointment with our coordinator.

    The course fee is £1200. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £200 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans



    For more information, please call English, Maths and Essential Computing on 0207 492 2511.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £1,200.00
    Senior fee: £1,200.00
    Concession: £1,200.00

  8. Social media: become a positive influencer

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 3 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Become a positive influencer in person and through social media, focusing on strategy, best practice tips, 90 second elevator pitch, understanding body language and moving your networking forward positively to influence the audience you desire.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £189.00

  9. A short introduction to Power BI

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 3 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Thank you for your interest in this course.

    This is a new course for the 2021 academic year which we are currently preparing the outline for.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  10. Genes, genomes and genetic manipulation

    Genes, genomes and genetic manipulation

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 4 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Want to learn more about the biggest revolution in biomedical sciences? Genetics and DNA manipulation increasingly influence our lives. Learn about the basics of DNA technology, its uses and how it affects us.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  11. Google Analytics: introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 4 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn how to use Google AdWords to reach potential customers. Get an overview of keyword research, conversion tracking and campaign optimisation.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  12. Excel: tricks and tips for productivity

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 4 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you have some familiarity with Excel? Would you like to learn methods that will make your use of the software easier and more efficient? The focus of the day will be to look at different features of Excel as well as adjusting settings and other shortcuts to improve your experience and productivity.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  13. Introduction to email marketing with MailChimp

    Course Date: Mon 5 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to use the power of email to communicate with your customers and prospects, with this popular email platform.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £30.00

  14. Facebook for business

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 5 Oct 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Discover how Facebook can be used as a cost effective method for promoting your business. You will learn to use Facebook to connect existing and potential clients.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  15. The unacknowledged scientists: The politics of representation in British and American science, 1850/1950

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 5 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Science reflects the society it is part of and therefore also its social norms. This translates into gatekeeping about who has been able to get access to science and success as a scientist. Taking this course will introduce you to some of the titans who struggled in different ways across a broad range of scientific disciplines: Rosalind Franklin, George Washington Carver, Nettie Stevens, Chien-Shiung Wu, Lise Meitner, Otis Boykin, Alfred Russel Wallace, Alan Turing and Esther Lederberg.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £35.00

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