Programming for Data Science, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 70 days
    Duration
EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Programming for Data Science Program in collaboration with University of Adelaide - AdelaideX.   Learn how to apply fundamental programming concepts, computational thinking and data analysis techniques to solve real-world data science problems.

About

There is a rising demand for people with the skills to work with Big Data sets and this Programming for Data Science course from University of Adelaide - AdelaideX  can start you on your journey through our Big Data MicroMasters Program towards a recognised credential in this highly competitive area.

Using practical activities and our innovative ProcessingJS Workspace application you will learn how digital technologies work and will develop your coding skills through engaging and collaborative assignments.

You will learn algorithm design as well as fundamental programming concepts such as data selection, iteration and functional decomposition, data abstraction and organisation. In addition to this you will learn how to perform simple data visualisations using ProcessingJS and embed your learning using problem-based assignments.

This course will test your knowledge and skills in solving small-scale data science problems working with real-world datasets and develop your understanding of big data in the world around you.

What you'll learn:
  • How to analyse data and perform simple data visualisations using ProcessingJS
  • Understand and apply introductory programming concepts such as sequencing, iteration and selection
  • Equip you to study computer science or other programming languages

The Programming for Data Science programme is part of Big Data MicroMasters Program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 70 days
    • Intensity 10 hrs/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
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Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Creative code - Computational thinking
  • Building blocks - Breaking it down and building it up
  • Repetition - Creating and recognising patterns
  • Choice - Which path to follow
  • Repetition - Going further

Lecturers

  • Dr. Katrina Falkner
  • Dr. Nick Falkner
  • Dr. Claudia Szabo

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    150 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 150 USD for the full programme and a duration of 70 days.
  • National Applies to you

    150 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 150 USD for the full programme and a duration of 70 days.
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