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Short courses

Covid-19 update: The learning doesn’t have to stop, join our online community. We will be delivering courses remotely until further notice. Live tutor support and virtual lessons will take place during advertised teaching hours. The classes are taught in small groups, so you’ll get lots of support from your tutor. Book now.

Established in 1894 and part of the prestigious University of London federation, City, University of London is one of the most trusted names in adult education. We now offer quality online courses from home.

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Short courses online at City, University of London

A short course at City is an excellent way to learn a new skill, advance your career or simply follow a passion. Our online courses will inspire you to reach your personal or professional goals.

Learning online with us is easy - and there's lots of support to get you started. Our courses have been especially redesigned for distant learning so you can take part in class discussions, pair work and learning exercises from the comfort of home.

Our short course tutors are leading experts in their field and will excite you with the latest trends, engage you in debate and motivate you with their passion for the subject. Live sessions are taught in small groups so there are plenty of opportunities to ask questions, share experiences and receive one-to-one support from your tutor.

You'll build confidence with the help of our inspiring and supportive online community and meet people of all ages and backgrounds who share your interests and goals.

What’s it like to study a short course at City?

Our students’ experiences on the City Short Courses blog

Why study a short course at City?