Fundamentals of Computing, Specialization

  • Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language
This Fundamentals of Computing Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with Rice University concludes with a Capstone exam that allows the students to demonstrate the range of knowledge that they have acquired in the Specialization.

About

This Fundamentals of Computing Specialization offered by Coursera overs 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. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date This course is offered on a rolling basis.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description

      The Specialization is designed to be completed in 6-9 months.

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python (Part 1)
  • An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python (Part 2)
  • Principles of Computing (Part 1)
  • Principles of Computing (Part 2)
  • Algorithmic Thinking (Part 1)
  • Algorithmic Thinking (Part 2)
  • The Fundamentals of Computing Capstone Exam

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

Knowledge of high school mathematics is required. No previous programming knowledge is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    49 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National Applies to you

    49 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
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Funding

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