(Short Course) Introduction to Programming

Course details

  • Duration 3 weeks
  • Location Online
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Why choose this course?

This course is ideal to broaden your technical computing skills by exploring an introduction-friendly programming language. It's aimed at building your confidence in programming and will cover key aspects such as structure and syntax before covering programming and computational fundamentals.

Take this course as an intro or as a platform for exploring future study options in the area of Computing and programming.

Key course features

  • 3-week online course
  • Guided study and support to help you work through the course
  • Develop your technical competence in programming
  • Increase your confidence in using programming packages

What you will study

This course will cover a range of topics such as:

  • Introduction to Python & Anaconda
  • Variables & Data Types
  • Working with Strings & Numbers
  • Getting Input from the user
  • Lists & Tuples
  • Functions & Returns
  • If Statements
  • While and For Loops
  • Nested Loops
  • Reading and Writing to Files
  • Introduction to Objects & Classes

Entry requirements & applying

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Teaching & Assessment

This 3-week course will be delivered online through live online sessions on Mondays and additional self-study content live each Wednesday for you to complete by the end of each week.

Assessment: The assessment for this course will be coursework pieces that focus on individual areas of expertise within programming and IDE activities.

Programme specification

£95

Free for Glyndwr students and staff

Course dates

8 August 2022 – 28th August 2022