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- Writing the cityCourse start date: Sun 21 Aug 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Rowan Hisayo BuchananThrough a combination of close observation and texts both old and new, you'll explore the depiction of inner city life in fiction, and write your own fiction inspired by the urban landscape in this short course.
- Great works: Byrd's Quomodo cantabimusCourse start date: Wed 24 Aug 2022
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Edward BreenExplore the eight-voice motet Quomodo cantabimus (How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land) by William Byrd and learn how it may be interpreted as a reaction to the newly-protestant England in which he lived.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £12.00
- Taster: The Tudor kings and queensCourse start date: Thu 8 Sep 2022
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Ellen Carpenter
Television dramas, novels, plays, films…What exactly is it about the Tudor dynasty that captures our historical imagination? Join us for this taster session to explore the social, political and religious lives of this iconic royal family.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
- Portraits 1Course start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Brian SayersThis course aims to introduce you to this fascinating genre in both drawing and painting portraits through practical experience of the basic skills and concepts involved, including structure and proportion of the head and features, tone, colour, pose and expression.
- Certificate in counselling skillsCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Constance Ffrench, Edna Ogundare, Diana PigottThe application process for this course is now closed.
Do you want to develop counselling skills for paid or voluntary work? This course includes occasional weekend sessions which you will be required to join and one compulsory residential trip away.
In order to apply for this course, please ensure that:
• you have (or will have) completed an introductory counselling course of 30 hours, with an attendance record of at least 80% (within the last three years).
• you have completed an introductory counselling course of 30 hours with an attendance record of at least 70% AND you have completed a ‘Counselling introduction: advanced’ course (or equivalent) with an attendance record of at least 80% (within the last three years)
• you are able to speak and write fluently in English (level 2/GCSE).
- Italian: jump into year 2 upperCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Evi CampetellaThis intensive course is suitable if you have studied Italian for about two years in the past but are not sure whether you are ready to join the third year, 'Italian 2 upper'. You will revise the main points of the second year in one week, and will be ready for 'Italian 2 upper: module 1' later this September.
Please note that this course takes place at our college in Covent Garden.
- Using Apple Mac OS: short introductionCourse start date: Sat 6 Aug 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Michael HardingLearn about Apple Mac computers: the desktop, layout and environment, how to open, save and close files, and navigate the operating system.Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00
- Foundation diploma in art and designCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: MultipleThe UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at City Lit is an exciting and challenging multi-disciplinary art, design, craft and media programme. It is designed to give you the best possible introduction to a wide range of materials, techniques and processes, and to support you in identifying and developing your creative interests and thinking. Validated by the University of the Arts London Awarding Body, it is an internationally recognised qualification with a UCAS tariff that enables you to apply directly to University.
The course fee is £5421, plus an upfront fee of £100 payable at the time of your enrolment. If you are unable to pay the course fees, 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 Art Foundation (pre 1920) on 020 7492 2700/2703.Full fee £5,521.00 Senior fee £5,521.00 Concession £5,521.00
- English entry 3 for deaf people - part 1Course start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022
Location on this date: OnlineThis course will help you get become confident in your everyday communication including reading and writing. We will focus on topics that interest you and use these to help you improve the key elements of reading and writing as well as communication skills to enable you to express your thoughts and feelings including in difficult situations. You will learn to how write whole sentences and paragraphs, use adjectives effectively, organise your writing, make notes and complete drafts, spell important common words, use punctuation correctly and develop reading and writing strategies most suited to you. And you will learn some digital skills including reading and finding information from websites. Your course tutor will discuss with you whether you are ready to take exams at the end of the course (it will depend on your mock exams results).
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00
- Drawing: ink and wash techniquesCourse start date: Thu 22 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jack DuplockThe immediacy and versatility of ink and wash is perfect for those sketching on location, for designers and for students interested in watercolour techniques. Take the opportunity to explore the basic techniques of this exciting process.Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
- Contemporary printmaking studio: focus on courage to playCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Thomas GosebruchExplore and develop personal work using traditional printmaking methods with a contemporary approach. 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 £749.00 Senior fee £599.00 Concession £487.00
- Music history quizCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Edward BreenStart the new term with a short lively classical music quiz.Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00
- Introduction to Maths foundation GCSECourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)This short course is to make sure you are ready for the full GCSE Maths Foundation programme (AC201/AC205). It is also to ensure you know what to expect from the full qualification, its content and the commitment required for success in terms of time investment, dedication, interest and ability. GCSE Maths is a qualification which shows employers and universities that you have a good level of maths as well as effective concentration and study skills. It also demonstrates that you are able to learn and retain abstract concepts. Please note the Friday classes are not every Friday, but approximately every third week.
(Assessments including mock tests will take place in the City Lit building and you need to be able to attend these in person as required).
You must pass this course before being able to start the full GCSE and take an initial assessment before starting this course. Click the Start Assessment button on this page. Please log on with your email address (not name) and use Chrome if possible. Or Contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 020 7492 2511.
At the same time you complete your pre-course assessment, please also complete our pre-course form and tell us more about yourself..Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00
- Explore figure and portraitCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rebecca AllenThis one day course will give you a basic introduction to sketching the figure and portrait from observation of the life model. Suitable for absolute beginners.Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
- Lipreading taster sessionCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Nicola HicksCome along to this free, fun taster session to experience what a lipreading class is like. Aimed at those who use spoken English as their main means of communication. Suitable for people who have little or no knowledge of lipreading.
This course will be taught in spoken English and not in sign language.
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