This introduction to Python will kickstart your learning of Python for data science, as well as programming in general. This beginner-friendly Python course will take you from zero to programming in Python in a matter of hours.
This course is part of the Python Data Science Professional Certificate
Upon its completion, you'll be able to write your own Python scripts and perform basic hands-on data analysis using our Jupyter-based lab environment. If you want to learn Python from scratch, this course is for you.
What you will learn
The objectives of this course is to get you started with Python as the programming language and give you a taste of how to start working with data in Python.
In this course you will learn about:
- What is Python and why is it useful
- The application of Python
- How to define variables
- Sets and conditional statements in Python
- The purpose of having functions in Python
- How to operate on files to read and write data in Python
- How to use pandas, a must have package for anyone attempting data analysis in Python.
The Python Basics for Data Science Certificate from EdX is offered in partnership with IBMx and is part of the Applied AI Professional Certificate, Python Data Science Professional Certificate and the IBM Data Science Professional Certificate.
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Courses include:Module 1 - Python Basics
- Your first program
- Expressions and Variables
- String Operations
- Lists and Tuples
- Conditions and Branching
- Objects and Classes
- Reading files with open
- Writing files with open
- Loading data with Pandas
- Working with and Saving data with Pandas
Module 5 - Working with Numpy Arrays
- Numpy 1d Arrays
- Numpy 2d Arrays
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- 21 days
- 4 hrs/week
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Basic Math
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