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    Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
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Overview

This Python Data Structures offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan will introduce the core data structures of the Python programming language. We will move past the basics of procedural programming and explore how we can use the Python built-in data structures such as lists, dictionaries, and tuples to perform increasingly complex data analysis. This course will cover Chapters 6-10 of the textbook “Python for Everybody”.  This course covers Python 3.

What You Will Learn

  • Accomplish multi-step tasks like sorting or looping using tuples
  • Create programs that are able to read and write data from files
  • Store data as key/value pairs using Python dictionaires

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 11 hours to complete
      • Suggested: 2-4 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strings
  • Installing and Using Python
  • Files
  • Lists
  • Dictionaries
  • Tuples

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English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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Funding

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