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.

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  1. Beethoven and the concerto

    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In Beethoven’s hands the Classical concerto was converted into a heroic genre fit for the Romantic age. Come along and explore this musical transformation! No previous musical knowledge necessary. This course has a scheduled break week: 18th February 2020.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  2. Comedy: sketch writing and performing for stage, TV and digital

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to write and perform comedy for television. Find new inspiration to get your ideas flowing under the guidance of a multi-award-winning director and producer. Tutor: Alan Nixon.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  3. Public speaking

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: International House
    Whatever your reasons for speaking publicly, allay your fears by learning techniques for formal and impromptu speeches, introductions, discussion leading and public questioning, and boost your general confidence at the same time.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  4. Reading for writers: the short story (a fortnightly course)

    Reading for writers: the short story (a fortnightly course)

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: International House
    The best way to write good short stories is to read a lot of good ones first. Dive into the best of short fiction, explore point-of-view, character and pacing, and begin to apply the lessons learnt to your own writing in this fortnightly course.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £52.00

  5. English for the Office: with digital skills (Level 1-2)

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you need to develop your English for work? Would you like to work in an office? Join this course and learn the English skills you need to be confident in the main areas of office and administrative work including: sounding confident and professional on the phone and in person, taking and organising notes, writing clear and concise formal and informal emails and letters on a PC, writing reports, spelling, punctuating and using grammar well.



    You need to have an initial assessment before joining this course. You can come in person. Contact the Essential Skills department on 020 7492 2511 for an appointment or email english@citylit.ac.uk.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  6. The essay - academic writing

    The essay - academic writing

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    A crash course in essay writing – beginnings, middles and ends. Suitable for students on A level and access courses or undergraduates. For full-time students, there is a special reduced fee of £40.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £40.00

  7. Social media: getting started

    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This practical course is aimed at beginners who are looking to develop their social media skills for personal use or to promote their business. Learn how social media can be used to communicate with your target audience.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  8. The poetry lab

    The poetry lab

    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Looking for new, inventive avenues to explore in your poetry? This intensive short-course weaves together elements of drama, cinema, fairy-tale and fiction to create fresh, innovative poetry. Explore lyric, narrative and dramatic forms, using traditional and experimental techniques. For poets with some experience.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £52.00

  9. Stanislavski: beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the system of realistic acting that most professional actors use today — the approach to training, characterisation and rehearsal technique developed by the legendary Konstantin Stanislavski.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £164.00

  10. Radio presenting: advanced

    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is a brand new opportunity to take your love of radio to the next level.

    The course supports you with a tutor-editor to craft a pre-recorded radio programme or extended feature on a subject of your choice, mixing interview clips, music and sound effects into your own production.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  11. City Lit wind ensemble

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the wonderful repertoire for mixed wind ensemble, developing your technical, musical and ensemble skills. You need to play an orchestral wind instrument at grade 5 standard or higher. Please contact the Music department to find out if there is a place for your instrument. Mid-term break: 18 Feb. Please click the Start Assessment button to apply to join this course.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  12. Piano workshop 8

    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you play piano at around grade 8 standard, join one of these workshops to develop your playing by studying a wide repertoire, learning to make your own stylistic and interpretive decision under your tutor's guidance. Break week 18th February 2020.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £191.00
    Concession: £146.00

  13. Spanish beginners: module 1A

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn to speak Spanish on this short course for complete beginners. You will be able to continue by joining module 1B (LS108) if you want more than just an introduction.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  14. Italian 1 early-bird: module 2

    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Wake up to the sound of Italian. Join this lively course for near beginners at breakfast time. Suitable if you have completed the course last term (LNE11) or have an equivalent level. Wake up to the sound of Italian. Join this lively course for near beginners at breakfast time. Suitable if you have completed the course last term (LNE11) or have an equivalent level.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

  15. Directing theatre: beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A beginner's course exploring the practical elements of directing for the theatre.



    Work on text analysis and begin to build your director’s toolkit. Learn to motivate actors and create believable, engaging performances as you explore a range of modern texts.



    You will also act in some scenes. No acting experience is necessary.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

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