Programming for Data Science

Programming for Data Science

Learn how to apply fundamental programming concepts, computational
thinking and data analysis techniques to solve real-world data science
problems.

There is a rising demand for people with the skills to work with Big Data sets and this course can start you on your journey through our Big Data MicroMasters program towards a recognized credential in this highly competitive area.

Using practical activities 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, functional decomposition, data abstraction, and organization. In addition to this, you will learn how to perform simple data visualizations using Processing and embed your learning using problem-based assignments.