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Introduction to Programming with Python

City University London
Course summary
10 weeks
Part time
Professional Training
Introduction to Programming with Python

Course description

Introduction to Programming with Python

With this hands-on course, you will learn how to think like a programmer and apply knowledge gained to practical exercises in class, having an experienced tutor present to answer questions.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental features of the Python programming language,
  • Write procedural, object oriented and functional programs in Python.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Prerequisite knowledge

Computer literacy.

English requirements

You must be proficient in written and spoken English.

Training Course Content

  • Python overview and the basic language elements: Introduction to Python, Variables, Loops, Main method, Conditional structures, Data structure.
  • Debugging in Python (using pdb, PyCharm), How to read a program,
  • File manipulation: Reading and writing files
  • Object Oriented programming in Python: classes, objects, inheritance, polymorphism, encapsulation. How to build a modular Python program.
  • Introduction to the Python standard library.
  • Testing in Python, Presentation of doctest and unit test.
  • Error handling: exceptions.

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City University London

City University London

City, University of London is a special place. With skill and dedication, we have been using education, research and enterprise to transform the lives of our students, our community and the world for a hundred years. We are proud of...

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