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Programming Foundations in Python

  • Qualification:

    Course Unit

  • Study mode:

    Online

  • Payment options:

    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    6 weeks

  • Start date:

    August 2019

  • Awarded by:

    Monash University

Course UnitCourse unit
Work towards a qualification one subject at a time, or complete a stand-alone course unit for personal interest or professional development. You may be eligible to receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for studying this unit.

Course Rundown

Ready to learn the basics of one of the most popular programming languages in the world? Monash Online’s single-unit Programming Foundations in Python course will have you hitting the ground running.

Throughout this course, you’ll be introduced to program design by way of the Python language. The course presents programming fundamentals in Python, from basic input/output and data structures to techniques for algorithm development.

After just six weeks of online study, you’ll be able to design, construct, test and document computer programs using Python, and solve a range of computational problems by implementing algorithms.

Eligibility

There are no prerequisites for this course.

What You’ll Learn

This is a single-unit course and may be used toward credit for future studies in data science.

Why study with Monash University?

Monash University offers its students a unique learning opportunity with their 100% online courses. Receive a premier experience with their personalised and interactive online courses in health, psychology and technology.

Undertake an online course and receive full access to instructors, fellow students, and dedicated tools including discussion forums and live video chat. With over 280,000 graduates and a ranking in the top 1% of the world’s universities (Times Higher Education Learning 2016-’17), Monash University is widely recognised and renowned as innovators of education.

Student Support

As a student of Monash Online, you’ll be able to access their study planner tool, which will aid you with your time management and act as your personalised study timetable.

Their simple to navigate online courses makes online learning as seamless as possible, plus you'll have a personal Student Success Advisor to guide you throughout your learning journey.

Exchange ideas, receive feedback and generate opportunities by connecting with instructors and peers in real time.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have a working knowledge of the Python programming language, as well as a broader understanding of algorithm development and its uses.

Successful completion of this unit can be used as credit toward a full qualification.*

*Subject to course entry requirements

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

The fee for this data science course unit is $4,062.50