Introduction to programming
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: CPR04
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Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)
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What is the course about?
This course will teach you the basics concepts of programming using Python, one of the most popular and easy to learn programming languages. Not only is this language extremely popular in education but it is also used by many of the big hitters such as NASA and Google.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
This course will cover all the necessary skills needed and some of the technical vocabulary that underpin all modern programming languages. You will learn about and use such language features as:
• Programme sequence
• Printing output to the computer screen
• Variables and data types
• Getting input from the keyboard
• Processing data and performing calculations
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Produce simple programmes that cover all the concepts outlined above.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is an entry level course and is an ideal starting place for someone wanting to go on to take a language-specific programming class. Good keyboarding skills and some file management skills will be required.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
No external work required.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no other costs.A pen and notepad for note taking.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Please click here to view our Programming and Maths courses.
Mohamad Marouni is an Electrical and computer engineer with an MSc in Artificial Intelligence with distinction. He is interested in deploying machine learning algorithms to solve real life problems. Throughout his undergraduate and postgraduate studies, he worked on different types of machine learning and data science projects where he accumulated knowledge in Deep Learning, Data Analysis, Python Programming, and different machine learning techniques. After finishing his Master’s degree, he followed his passion and started working as a data engineer. His aim is to transfer his expertise and help students in their first steps in the world of programming.
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