Programming through Python (823G5)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

The aim of this module is to introduce students to programming, and in particular to understanding, writing, modifying, debugging and assessing the design quality of simple Python applications at the beginner level. The module does not assume any previous programming experience in Python, however general IT skills and previous experience with applications such as MATLAB, Visual Basic or other scripting languages may be helpful.

Teaching and assessment

We’re currently reviewing teaching and assessment of our modules in light of the COVID-19 situation. We’ll publish the latest information as soon as possible.

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2020/21. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.