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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Analytics in Python Program in collaboration with Columbia University - ColumbiaX. Learn the fundamental of programming in Python and develop the ability to analyze data and make data-driven decisions.

About

Data is the lifeblood of an organization. Competency in programming is an essential skill for successfully extracting information and knowledge from data.

The goal of the Analytics in Python course, part of the Business Analytics MicroMasters program from University of Columbia University - ColumbiaX is to introduce learners to the basics of programming in Python and to give a working knowledge of how to use programs to deal with data.

In this course, we will first cover the basics of programming and then focus on using Python on the entire data management process from data acquisition to analysis of data big data and small data.

This is an intensive hands-on course that will equip and reward learners with proficiency in data management skills.

The Analytics in Python programme is part of Business Analytics MicroMasters Program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 84 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      12 weeks; 8 to 10 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you'll learn
  • Become familiar with working with relational databases, using SQL based languages such as MySql, dealing with formatted data (XML, JSON, etc.)
  • Use Python to work with and analyze data from databases as well as from the web
  • Use Big Data processing frameworks like Hadoop and MapReduce

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • We will review basic Python programming concepts in week 1 and 2 and no prior programming experience is necessary. But, if you have had some exposure to programming you will get more out of this class.
  • No specific math capability is required though it will be helpful if you are familiar with the basic concepts of algebra, set theory, and probability.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    375 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 375 USD for the full programme and a duration of 84 days.
  • National Applies to you

    375 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 375 USD for the full programme and a duration of 84 days.
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Funding

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