Programming for Data Science, Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | Australia
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Programming for Data Science Program in collaboration with University of Adelaide - AdelaideX. Learn how to apply fundamental programming concepts, computational thinking and data analysis techniques to solve real-world data science problems.

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There is a rising demand for people with the skills to work with Big Data sets and this Programming for Data Science course from University of Adelaide - AdelaideX  can start you on your journey through our Big Data MicroMasters Program towards a recognised credential in this highly competitive area.

Using practical activities and our innovative ProcessingJS Workspace application you will learn how digital technologies work and will develop your coding skills through engaging and collaborative assignments.

You will learn algorithm design as well as fundamental programming concepts such as data selection, iteration and functional decomposition, data abstraction and organisation. In addition to this you will learn how to perform simple data visualisations using ProcessingJS and embed your learning using problem-based assignments.

This course will test your knowledge and skills in solving small-scale data science problems working with real-world datasets and develop your understanding of big data in the world around you.

What you'll learn:

  • How to analyse data and perform simple data visualisations using ProcessingJS
  • Understand and apply introductory programming concepts such as sequencing, iteration and selection
  • Equip you to study computer science or other programming languages

The Programming for Data Science programme is part of Big Data MicroMasters Program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative code - Computational thinking

  • Building blocks - Breaking it down and building it up

  • Repetition - Creating and recognising patterns

  • Choice - Which path to follow

  • Repetition - Going further

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 70 days
    • 8 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites: None

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