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Short Courses Starting in May 2017

Black Britain: A History of Struggle and Triumph

What is the origin of the London carnival? Why is Bob Marley and reggae music so popular in Britain? Why is Brixton, Peckham and Hackney and other boroughs in London so vibrant with Caribbean music, food, styles, ways of speaking and culture?

Ideas for successful scriptwriting

Before embarking on the challenging processes of scriptwriting, it's important to know where your ideas come from and where they're going. This course offers a secure framework from which to devise and develop ideas for successful scriptwriting. This is achieved by analyzing concepts and structures from a broad range of art forms, including film, music, painting, photography, sculpture and poetry. You develop an appreciation of a working creative space.

Digital UX: evaluate and optimise

Product Manager? UX Lead? Customer experience lead? Market Researcher? In today’s competitive digital environment, your company’s success depends more than ever on an in depth understanding of your customers and knowing how to respond appropriately.

Comedy Improvisation Beginners Course

Are you looking to improve your people skills? Whether it's for the meeting room or on the stage, this is the course for you. We'll help you bring out your funny side and make you more naturally confident. Comedy Improv works on harnessing comedy as a key strength, to improve your presence, impact and influence. The six sessions will have you thinking on your feet by creating characters, scenes and games on the spot.

ACT at Work: Practitioner's Course

This course is designed as an introduction to ACT at work. Suitable participants include consultants, trainers, coaches, psychologists, human resources, and learning and development professionals.

How to Run Social Media and Digital Marketing Campaigns

Look beyond friends, followers and trends, social media is a modern marketing phenomenon and knowing how to get the most from it can be the difference in making your business a success. Learn how to create and run social media and digital marketing campaigns on this short course.

Memoir & Life-Writing: Writing About Ourselves and Ethics

We all have tales to tell and secrets to keep. If you want write yours, under expert guidance, in a supportive, non-judgmental community of writers, then this is the course for you. We’ll encourage you to explore your own story, alongside the stories of others. You’ll learn a range of writing techniques, archival research skills, as well as exploring the ethical implications of becoming a life-writer. This course is suitable for a variety of writers from a range of backgrounds.

Full Stack Web Development: Advanced Coding with Meteor, Mongodb and JavaScript

Full Stack Web Development is an advanced coding course that teaches you to become comfortable with a variety of different coding platforms. Hosted by our research intensive Department of Computing, this course combines online and lab-based learning. If you have experience coding basic HTML, CSS and JavaScript then this course is ideal for developing your skills further.

Short Courses Starting in June 2017

Fundraising and Marketing with Crowdfunding

Learn about all the different options for raising funds and marketing through crowdfunding. This course will ensure you are fully prepared to launch your campaign and get the money and support you need. Whether you are an artist, musician, filmmaker, writer, designer, photographer, or you are involved with a community non-profit, gaining attention and access to funds is vital to bring your ideas to fruition.

How to Run Social Media and Digital Marketing Campaigns

Look beyond friends, followers and trends, social media is a modern marketing phenomenon and knowing how to get the most from it can be the difference in making your business a success. Learn how to create and run social media and digital marketing campaigns on this short course.

From Music to Industry: how to get your music heard in the digital age

From Music to Industry: how to get your music heard in the digital age. This three-day course is designed for emerging artists, bands and managers who want to succeed in the digital music age. Learn how to develop a strategy for launching your or your band's career through a series of workshops delivered by music industry professionals.

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