• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration

About

This Fundamentals of Computing offered by Coursera in partnership with Rice University covers much of the material that first-year Computer Science students take at Rice University. 

Students learn sophisticated programming skills in Python from the ground up and apply these skills in building more than 20 fun projects. 

The Specialization concludes with a Capstone exam that allows the students to demonstrate the range of knowledge that they have acquired in the Specialization.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 8 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 8 months to complete
      • Suggested 5 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python
  • Principles of Computing
  • Algorithmic Thinking
  • The Fundamentals of Computing Capstone Exam

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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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