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All our courses here at City Lit are taught by expert tutors such as published authors, academics, practising artists, and experienced professionals. Our friendly, supportive, and inspiring tutors are here to boost your confidence and motivate you at every step. We always ensure that your journey with us is enjoyable, positive, and thought-provoking.
We offer online courses and in-person courses. Our interactive online courses are taught live and in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. In-person courses are delivered at our modern college campus in London near Covent Garden.
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If you can't decide which subject to study, why not try some of our short taster courses?
- Indian head massage: workshopCourse start date: Sat 2 Mar 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Ameena RahmanDiscover the ancient and highly therapeutic practice of Indian head massage. Learn how tension is held in the neck and shoulders and how to alleviate this in family and friends by practising a basic routine.
- Podcasting: introductionCourse start date: Sat 24 Feb 2024 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Vina TheodorakopoulouDo you want to create your own podcast? This is your chance to develop your ideas into a podcast which you will produce in this course.
- Introduction to PythonCourse start date: Tue 5 Mar 2024 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)Tutors: Timothy MarleyWant to learn more about how computers work and what computer programmers do? Get started using Python, the most popular and easy-to-use programming language in the world.
This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Generative AI: a short introductionCourse start date: Wed 21 Feb 2024 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate ScottThis is a short introduction to Generative AI for non-technical beginners who want to find out what all the fuss is about over ChatGPT, DALL-E and Stable Diffusion.
- Watercolour painting: mixed media techniquesCourse start date: Tue 9 Apr 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anne-Marie FosterWatercolour has a rich tradition - this course will explore the more experimental ways of using this pleasurable medium and will present new possibilities for producing exciting new work with mixed media. Make inventive combinations of media to draw from your own found imagery, photographs and sketches.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Communicate with confidence through voice and body languageCourse start date: Wed 21 Feb 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lloyd WyldeDiscover how to enhance your vocal impact and physical presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back from achieving your full potential. Skills on this course include communicating with confidence, establishing rapport, learning assertive posture and gesture, vocal energy and projecting an effective personal style. This course will be delivered in the college.
- German beginners: module 1Course start date: Mon 15 Jan 2024 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Vera MessariusSuitable for complete beginners. The emphasis is on the practical use of German and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on chapters 1-5 of Willkommen (Hodder Arnold). This course is a bit faster so that 2 modules can be covered in 2 terms. It is therefore essential to do a minimum of 1.5 hours homework a week.
You might be interested in doing a taster in December LGT6 https://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/german-beginners-taster/lgt6-2324
Please, go to the drop down menu for alternative courses/ days for German beginners: module 1.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
- Introduction to Blockchain and CryptocurrenciesCourse start date: Sat 11 May 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Vina TheodorakopoulouThis is an introductory, non-technical course to Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies for those who aspire to understand the purpose of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, as well as regulatory concerns and real-world applications.Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
- Chinese beginners: short introductionCourse start date: Mon 13 May 2024 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Fei WangIf you are planning to visit a Chinese-speaking area and would like to grasp a few daily survival Chinese sentences, or if you have Chinese family or friends and would like to understand a bit more about their language and background, perhaps you are just interested in Chinese culture and would like to have a taste of the Chinese language, this course is for you.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
- Introduction to BSLCourse start date: Mon 8 Jan 2024 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Peter BrownInterested in learning British Sign Language? Learn some basic vocabulary and grammar, and decide if you want to progress to the level 1 qualification.
- Self defence and personal safety for womenCourse start date: Sat 1 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Carla DraytonExplore physical and non-physical techniques for self defence, developing your assertiveness, body language and more. Women of any age or fitness level are welcome to come and enhance their confidence.
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