Courses

Make the most of your winter with our diverse range of courses. Whether you want to take up something new to challenge yourself, revisit rusty skills, or take your experience and knowledge to the next level, we have a huge range of courses for you to explore.

Study in the heart of London, with evening, weekend and weekday, daytime courses.

Use the filter on the left hand side to search by category, time of day, price and more to ensure you find a course which is right for you.

  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 6
  5. 7
  1. Keyboard harmony and technique A

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A practical workshop in keyboard harmony and technique for classical pianists with a starting standard of grade 5. This module focuses on keys, chords and cadences. You will also develop finger-dexterity through study of exercises by Diabelli.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £191.00
    Concession: £146.00

  2. Drawing from plants and flowers

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Make wonderful drawings in colour and black and white from a range of flowers and plants. Taking the rich and varied history of drawing plants and flowers in different traditions for inspiration.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  3. German false beginners: module 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Suitable if you have completed module 1 or equivalent. Based on Willkommen Chapters 5 and 6 (Hodder Arnold) as well as revision of chapters 1-4.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  4. Try it out: oil painting

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience painting in oils. Through simple exercises, learn to mix and apply oil colours and explore oil painting techniques and materials. The perfect way to start oil painting.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  5. Piano/keyboards 1A (early-bird)

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is the beginning of our piano programme: suitable for absolute beginners to both piano and music-reading. This classic course is the perfect way to start your piano playing. You will be taught in our digital piano classroom, with one keyboard per student.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  6. Clay sculpture: life and portrait

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Follow in the footsteps of Michelangelo and Rodin and learn how to capture the human figure, both physically and emotionally, on this fascinating practical sculpting course. You'll work from a life model to develop your own clay sculpture of the human form.
    Full fee: £379.00
    Senior fee: £379.00
    Concession: £231.00

  7. Try it out: jewellery making

    Try it out: jewellery making

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal for beginners who want to give jewellery making a go. Come and join this short taster course introducing you to basic jewellery processes and techniques to enable you to make a simple piece of jewellery.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  8. Sing jazz 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your technique and solo performance, and learn some standard repertoire and jazz protocol. Explore style, develop good timing and phrasing, breath control, and extend your vocal range. Not suitable for beginner singers. Continues to Sing jazz 2 next term.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £219.00
    Concession: £134.00

  9. Introduction to the orchestra

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What’s an orchestra? And why does it need a conductor? We’ll examine orchestral instruments and many works to answer these questions, discovering a blend of exciting sounds which communicates the composer’s intentions to the audience.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  10. ESOL entry 3 (speaking and listening)

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Are you quite confident about your everyday English? Can you go shopping, talk about simple subjects, and write a letter or email? But do you make quite a lot mistakes? Is it difficult to speak, read or write about more complicated topics? This pre-intermediate course will help you practise your speaking, listening, reading and writing so you can understand people better, talk about most daily topics, read a simple news story and write a long email or letter. In February, there will be a speaking and listening exam.

    You need to have an initial assessment before joining this course. You can come in person. See www.citylit.ac.uk/esol for dates. Or you can do an on-line assessment. CLICK on the START ASSESSMENT button opposite. For best results use Chrome. You need to add an email address and a password when asked. Please contact the department on 020 7492 2511 or skills@citylit.ac.uk for help or more information.

    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: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £60.00

  11. Experimental screenprinting

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy being guided through inspirational and experimental screenprinting methods. You'll try a variety of mixed media techniques that will energise and enliven your artwork - a great way to expand your image making practice and your portfolio.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  12. City Lit tasters: Crystal Healing

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to start sensing energy in yourself and in others. Explore the chakras and practice using crystals to balance your energy centres.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  13. Print studio workshop

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 8 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore and develop personal work in intaglio and relief printmaking. Techniques covered include drypoint, etching, linocut, collagraphy and photo etching. All levels of experience welcome. Beginners will follow a step-by-step introduction to a range of processes; those with experience can develop personal projects with expert guidance.
    Full fee: £549.00
    Senior fee: £439.00
    Concession: £335.00

  14. Chinese philosophy in a nutshell

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    There is great richness of thinking in Chinese Philosophy. From the nature of nature to the human condition, Chinese thinkers offer much to ponder.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £30.00

  15. Violin and viola 3A

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have been learning violin/viola for two to three years (playing at grade 2-3 standard), take the next step to learn vibrato, positions above 1st, and improved bow control. This course continues with Violin and viola 3B next term.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 6
  5. 7

Can't see a course you want?

Add this category to your waiting list to set up alerts and we will update you when new courses are released online.

Add to your waiting list