Short courses

  • 3D Printing/Rapid Prototyping - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course is aimed at anyone with prior knowledge of 3D modelling who would like to take their designs further and explore the exciting world of 3D printing.
  • Advanced Conference Interpreting for EU/UN Accreditation Test

    Short Course
    Entry: November 2018
    This course is intended for interpreters working towards taking the interpreting accreditation test for the EU and/or UN institutions, or interpreters who are already qualified who want to carry on with their practice.
  • Advanced Guitar Making - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course is designed to build on the intermediate classes, concentrating on the advanced stages of guitar construction and assembly.
  • Algorithmic Design Techniques with Grasshopper - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course will teach you how to approach algorithmic design at different scales and introduce you to a Grasshopper file in connection with Rhino.
  • Alternative Photographic Printmaking - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    The Alternative Photographic Printmaking short course improves your skills in Photoshop for digital negatives, negative scanning, cyanotypes and more.
  • AMUSF Modern and Traditional Upholstery - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: September 2018
    This course is part of the AMUSF (Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers) professional qualification programme.
  • Appreciating Art in London Galleries - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    The Appreciating Art in London Galleries short course introduces you to art and artists from the fifteenth century to the contemporary art of today.
  • AutoCAD Fundamentals - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, September 2018
    Computer-aided design is a vital part of the construction industry. All architects, technicians and construction industry professionals are expected to have at least a basic working knowledge of CAD.
  • AutoCAD Intermediate - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: March 2018
    Computer-aided design (CAD) is a vital part of the construction industry. All architects, technicians and construction industry professionals are expected to have at least a basic working knowledge of CAD.
  • Biomed Online - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018,September 2018
    Our Biomed online course prepares you for Continuing Professional Development, top-up qualifications or postgraduate degrees in biomedical science.
  • Chain Making and Wirework - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    On this course you will learn the basics for working in wire for jewellery, a lively and exciting material with endless possibilities for design.
  • Chair Caning - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course is suitable for those wanting to work commercially, either as part of an upholstery or restoration business or for a hobby, as well as those with a chair they want to repair themselves.
  • CIPS Professional Diploma in Procurement & Supply (Levels 2 to 6) - Professional Diploma

    Short Course
    Entry: November 2017, December 2017, January 2018, February 2018, March 2018, April 2018, May 2018, June 2018, July 2018
    We take pride in delivering a professional service, flexible in its approach, and focused on the organisation, individuals and their needs. We have been recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
  • Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: February 2018,September 2018
    A professional qualification accredited by CISCO this course teaches you to network, operate and troubleshoot complex networks and systems.
  • Cisco CCNA Security - CCNA

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018,September 2018
    Our Cisco CCNA Security short course will teach you to design and implement security solutions that reduce the risk of revenue loss and vulnerability.
  • Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching - CCNP

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018,October 2018
    This course is for CCNA-qualified networking engineers, one of the few places in the UK that is certified by Cisco Systems to provide CCNP training.
  • Create an Editorial Illustration in a Day - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    On this short course, you'll examine the discipline of editorial illustration by undertaking an editorial commission.
  • Cushions Evening - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, July 2018
    This evening course gives you the chance to create cushion covers incorporating a variety of styles and skills including piped, buttoned, zipped, oxford and bolster.
  • Designing Through 3D Sketching - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course will demonstrate various techniques and media used by professional designers in order to help bring your own drawings to life and give them the illusion of form, volume and space.
  • Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) (English Law)

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018,October 2018
    This is a preparatory course for the Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) examination.
  • Documentary Street Photography - The City and The East End - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This short course provides the ideal opportunity to explore the local architecture and street life in the East End of London.
  • Employee Engagement - Short course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018,September 2018
    This course will equip learners with a comprehensive academic understanding of the concept of engagement and how it can be applied in an organisational and international context.
  • Employment Law and Practice - Short course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018,September 2018
    This short course will provide you with an understanding of the legal framework relating to employee relations and human resource management, giving you the ability to handle and analyse legal materials with confidence.
  • Engagement: Measuring and Managing Employee Engagement for Organisational Success - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: February 2018,September 2018
    This one-day course ensures that you gain a comprehensive understanding of employee engagement. Find out what motivates your staff and how to keep them focused on making your organisation a success.
  • Excel: Acquiring Critical Skills For Data Manipulation - Short course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018
    This short course will teach users how to employ certain critical tools in Excel Office. This course focuses on understanding how to use ready-made numerical functions, learning how to employ sophisticated data manipulation tools, understanding how to use ready-made macros, learning how to create macros from scratch and understanding the concept of developing a worksheet application.
  • Experimental Drawing - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course aims to develop a culture of experimentation and creativity within mark-making and experimental drawing for illustration and design work.
  • From Metal Sheet to Hollow Form - Making Vessels and Containers - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course will give you an insight into the process of creating vessels and hollow forms, from the initial idea stage to the final piece.
  • Fundamentals of Human Nutrition - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: June 2018
    This intensive, online four-week course provides an introduction to this dynamic and exciting field. This course is designed as a primer for postgraduate nutrition and dietetics courses.
  • Furniture Restoration - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, April 2018,September 2018
    This short course introduces you to the restoration and repair of wooden objects and furniture, and is taught at London Met's art school The Cass.
  • Gilding for Beginners - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, May 2018
    This short course gives an introduction to gilding skills for beginners or for those who wish to extend existing skills.
  • Historic Varnishes & Finishes: Japanning & Oil Finishing - Short course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    Suitable for both beginners and professionals, this course will teach you the decorative art of japanning and oil finishing.
  • Illustrated Packaging - One Day Workshop - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, April 2018, June 2018
  • InDesign for Photographers - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    The InDesign for Photographers course helps you deliver professional print products, create interactive elements, web-based presentations and more.
  • Intermediate Furniture Making - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: March 2018,September 2018
    This course is designed to extend furniture-making skills that have been acquired on the Introduction to Furniture Making course.
  • Intermediate Guitar Making - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    These classes are designed to consolidate the skills acquired in the introductory classes and to guide you in the continued preparation and assembly of the guitar’s component parts.
  • Intermediate to Advanced Etching - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: March 2018, September 2018
    This course provides helps the intermediate-to-advanced printmaker to pursue and develop their practice further with one to one tutor support.
  • Interpreting: Introduction to Conference Interpreting - Short course

    Short Course
    Entry: July 2018
    This course is ideal for interpreters who'd like an introduction to conference interpreting. 2018 dates: 25 to 29 July
  • Interviewing Skills - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: December 2017,December 2018
    This course enables participants to develop and practise interview skills in a variety of work related contexts. It provides participants with appropriate skills, knowledge and attributes to enable them to conduct interviews successfully and with confidence in the workplace.
  • Introduction to ARCHICAD BIM 20.0 - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course is an introduction to the main tools and techniques used in ARCHICAD related to modelling and layout presentation. The course will provide you with a solid starting block to use the software confidently and effectively.
  • Introduction to Black and White Photography - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This short course will introduce you to black and white analogue photography including camera handling, shooting, film development and more.
  • Introduction to Children's Book Illustration - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    The Children's Book Illustration short course will introduce you to the highly vibrant and dynamic children's book market.
  • Introduction to Colour Printing from Film - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    Discover the history, tradition and craft of colour analogue photography in our professional well-equipped colour darkrooms with this short course.
  • Introduction to Company Accounts - Short course

    Short Course
    Entry: February 2018,September 2018
    This one-day course is designed to provide an understanding of the primary financial statements and other main contents of published annual company accounts. The focus is on defining accounting terms and explaining key concepts so that you'll be able to read an annual report with confidence. No prior knowledge of company accounts is assumed.
  • Introduction to Diplomatic Interpreting - Short course

    Short Course
    Entry: June 2018
    Improve your interpreting techniques in the diplomatic environment with this short course running on 19 to 23 June 2017.
  • Introduction to Etching - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: March 2018, September 2018
    This course builds upon the Introduction to Intaglio Printmaking: Collagraphy, and helps you create your own etching portfolio.
  • Introduction to Furniture Making - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: March 2018,September 2018
    This practical one-day-a-week, 15-week-long course is an introduction to basic furniture-making and aims to give you a useful grounding in the field.
  • Introduction to Guitar Making - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course is for those with no prior experience of guitar making and who have a desire to build their own musical instrument.
  • Introduction to Hand-Drawn Type - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    Hand drawn type is a key part of current illustration and graphic design as well as having a rich history in visual arts. It is a great addition to any creative’s repertoire.
  • Introduction to Illustration - One Day Workshop - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, April 2018, June 2018
    This class is designed to give you the fundamental basics of illustration.
  • Introduction to Illustration - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    Learn the processes and techniques of communicating ideas through image-making with this Introduction to Illustration short course.
  • Introduction to Intaglio Printmaking: Collagraphy - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: March 2018, September 2018
    This course, designed for beginners, serves to provide a solid introduction to intaglio printmaking through the collagraph technique.
  • Introduction to Leatherwork - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: July 2018
    This four-day course will give you a taste of working with leather, providing a practical guide with emphasis on hands-on application.
  • Introduction to Photography - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course is an introduction to photography, aiming to ensure a general all-round knowledge of both analogue and digital photographic techniques.
  • Introduction to Plastics Technology - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, April 2018,October 2018
    The Introduction to Plastics Technology (short course) is a one-day course designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to plastics technology.
  • Introduction to Polymer Materials - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, April 2018,October 2018
    This short course will teach you about the different polymer materials available commercially, with an emphasis on their properties and applications.
  • Introduction to Screen Printing - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This screen printing short course will explore the different techniques of screen printing. No prior digital skills are required.
  • Introduction to Traditional Upholstery - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: July 2018
    This course introduces you to the basic constructional methods, using traditional materials and methods that have been used for several centuries.
  • Introduction to Weaving - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course will give you a solid introduction to the beauty of weaving, from start to finish. You'll have the opportunity to work in our outstanding facilities, select appropriate yarns and work towards a finished product.
  • Irish Writers in London, Summer School - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: July 2018
    First established in 1996, the Irish Writer in London Summer School provides an informal but informed setting for you to read and discuss contemporary literature.
  • Jewellery Making with Metal and Resin - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course aims to provide you with enough skills to confidently work on both metal and resin to realise your designs.
  • Knowledge of Policing - Short course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, April 2018,September 2018
    London Metropolitan University is approved by the College of Policing to deliver the equivalent of the Certificate of Knowledge of Policing (CKP).
  • Leather Belt Making - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: July 2018
    This three-session course will introduce you to the craft of belt making as well as giving you an understanding of leathers and tools.
  • Making Furniture with Power Tools - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: July 2018
    This intermediate level course concentrates on the use of portable power tool technology for making furniture in solid timber manufactured boards.
  • Modern and Traditional Finishing - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: July 2018
    This five-day course is designed to give you an introduction to modern and traditional finishing.
  • Night Photography from the City to the River - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    Explore the evening atmosphere of local architecture and river environments on the edge of the city and close to the vibrant community of Brick Lane.
  • Open Language Programme - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018,September 2018
    This short course will enable you to learn and develop knowledge of a language from a wide range of choice.
  • Oracle Certification Programme (OCP) - Java Enterprise Component Development

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018,October 2018
    A short course for professional Java web developers who would like to enhance their knowledge of Java Enterprise Edition
  • Oracle Certification Programme (OCP) - - DBA 11g

    Short Course
    Entry: February 2018, May 2018,October 2018
    Gain the knowledge, practical skills and hands-on experience of the Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) with our Oracle Certification Programme (OCP).
  • Overlocking - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: July 2018
    We have designed a one-day course intended to take away the mystery associated with the overlocker and reveal the capabilities of this machine. Learn how to thread and use a four-thread overlocker for both furnishing and dressmaking articles, maintain and troubleshoot any problems.
  • Polymer Study Tours - Bringing the Curriculum to Life - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: June 2018
    This polymer short course is for secondary school teachers who want to improve their knowledge of the curriculum related to polymers.
  • Portfolio Preparation for 16-18 Year Olds (Architecture, Spatial Design and Interior Architecture) - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: July 2018
    This course helps you produce a portfolio of work that you will need to apply for undergraduate courses in architecture, urban design and more.
  • Presentation Skills - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: November 2018
    This short course explores the skills needed to deliver effective and engaging presentations within a professional environment. It examines what is needed to clearly communicate with confidence.
  • Recycle Your Old Jewellery - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    On this short course you'll learn the techniques of cuttlefish and sand-casting to recycle your old jewellery and make new and exciting pieces.
  • Research and Design Preparation for BA Fashion - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: December 2017, April 2018, July 2018,December 2018
    This course aims to analyse your existing design process, identifying strengths and weaknesses and helping to build upon your current standard through key techniques to prepare you for your Fashion Design BA.
  • RIBA: Practice in the UK - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This introduction to the UK construction industry is for non-UK qualified architects or those seeking to return to the industry after a career break.
  • Sexual Exploitation of Children and Young People - Short course

    Short Course
    Entry: May 2018, June 2018
    The Sexual Exploitation of Children and Young People course focuses on the sexual exploitation of children and young people in UK and global contexts.
  • Sexual Violence - Short course

    Short Course
    Entry: February 2018
    This short course focuses on forms of sexual violence in childhood and adulthood. The 2017 course dates are 9, 10, 23, 24 February and 9, 10 March.
  • Sketching Interior Spaces Part 1 - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    If you have an interest in interior design and architecture, this course is designed to help you develop your drawing skills in sketchbook format.
  • Sketching Interior Spaces Part 2 - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    This course is for those who want to build on drawing skills of live spaces covered in the Sketching Interior Spaces Part 1 short course.
  • Specialist Black and White Darkroom Processes - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    Our Specialist Black and White Analogue Darkroom Processes short course will help you develop a range of advanced techniques.
  • SQL and Database Technology for Financial Information Systems - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018
    This short course enables participants to learn how to create a Menu driven financial Information System and use associated SQL scripts.
  • Subtitling: Intensive Course - Short course

    Short Course
    Entry: June 2018
    This course will give you an overview of the main characteristics of subtitling against other audio-visual translation modes, available between 21 and 23 June 2017.
  • Training the Trainers of Interpreting Studies

    Short Course
    Entry: June 2018
    This course is suitable for professional interpreters with an interest and experience in teaching interpreting skills (in further and higher education) and a wish to enhance their pedagogic methodology.
  • Training the Trainers of Translation - Short course

    Short Course
    Entry: June 2018
    To develop translation training skills and understand teaching methodologies applied to translation studies.
  • Translation Memory Tools (SDL Trados) - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: June 2018
    This course provides a solid grounding in the use of Translation Memory (TM) tools (SDL Trados Studio) and general training in the principles of TMs.
  • Upholster a Traditional Kidney Shape Stool - Masterclass - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: July 2018
    This masterclass is an excellent next step for those who already know how to upholster a traditional stuff and stitched straight edge.
  • Upholstery Skills One Day Workshop - Drop-In Seat - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, April 2018
  • Working in Collage - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    Explore and express ideas and concepts with this hands-on design and illustration-focused collage short course.
  • Zine Making - Short Course

    Short Course
    Entry: January 2018, March 2018, September 2018
    Graphic design can be an overwhelming world of rules and software. This course aims to demystify graphics and empower individuals by providing a strong foundation in graphic design theory, teamed with a pro-active, hands-on and DIY approach to making printed work.