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The Beauty and Joy of Computing

University of California, Berkeley

56 days
Duration
2200 USD/full
2200 USD/full
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About

The Beauty and Joy of Computing from University of California, Berkeley is an introductory course for students with minimal prior exposure to computer science.

Overview

The Beauty and Joy of Computing from University of California, Berkeley prepares students for future computer science courses and empowers them to utilize programming to solve problems in their field of study. Presents an overview of the history, great principles, and transformative applications of computer science, as well as a comprehensive introduction to programming.

Students at The Beauty and Joy of Computing from University of California, Berkeley will:

  • program in Snap! (a friendly graphical language) and Python,
  • design and implement two projects of their choice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Abstraction,
  • Recursion,
  • Algorithmic complexity,
  • Higher-order functions,
  • Concurrency,
  • Social implications of computing (privacy, education, algorithmic bias),

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 56 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

4 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency, unless your country of origin is on the exception list
  • A non-immigrant visa
  • Proof of health insurance

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2200 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 550 USD per credit during 56 days.
  • National

    2200 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 550 USD per credit during 56 days.
  • Registration Fee $450
    • Document Management Fee $62
    For International students: 
    • International Service Fee $400

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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