Programming through Python (823G5)
15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)
The aim of this module is to introduce you 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.
67%: Practical (Laboratory)
100%: Coursework (Computer-based examination, Project, Report)
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.
We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.