Python is a general-purpose programming language used to build just about anything. Python is key for backend web development, data analysis, artificial intelligence and scientific computing, all of which are key for pursuing IT careers.
Programming Essentials in Python you learn to design, write, debug, and run programs encoded in the Python language. No prior programming knowledge is required. The course begins with the very basics guiding you step by step until you become adept at solving more complex problems.
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
Develop a working knowledge for how computers operate and how computer programs are executed.
Evolve critical thinking and problem-solving skills using an algorithmic approach.
Learn about the programmer’s role in the software development process.
Translate real-world issues into computer-solvable problems.
|Study Type:||Part Time|
|Academic Level:||Not Applicable|
|Award:||The course is aligned to the vendor neutral certification: PCAP – Python Certified Associate Programmer|
|Awarded by:||The course is aligned to the vendor neutral certification: PCAP – Python Certified Associate Programmer|
10 weeks (3 hours per week).
Start Date: September 2019 - Saturday at 10.00am
Tuition fees: £260
Government Subsidised: NO
Student Loan Available: NO
Please note: Fees are for 2019/20 entry and are for home and EU students of all ages. For more information about financial support for students, please click here.
PCAP: Programming Essentials in Python develops foundational knowledge and programming skills necessary for web development, data analysis, IoT and more.
Career pathways include: application development, business analytics, IoT data analyst, software development.
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Last updated: 01/05/2019