Short courses

Short courses in the School of Arts and Humanities

Open to the public, professionals and students, our short courses are a great way to explore an area of special interest, add skills to a CV or create new work for your portfolio.

Led by expert tutors and technicians, our short courses take place during the evenings, Saturdays and summer holidays and combine classroom activities with manageable independent study.

All courses conveniently take place on our City Campus.

Subjects include:

Creative writing, including the Creative Writing Summer School

History and heritage


Modern foreign languages

If you've an interest in art and design then there's a host of other courses you might find of interest:

Creative short courses

We also offer a summer programme for younger students:

Creative short courses for 15-17 year olds

Any questions? Contact the short courses team.


Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 2813






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