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Programming for Data Science with Python

Grasp the programming fundamentals in Python, SQL, Command Line, and Git that are the most important programming languages used by data scientists today.

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12 weeks (10 hours per week) 100% online
A$ 1500 incl GST

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Course Structure

Module 1

Introduction to SQL

Learn SQL fundamentals such as JOINs, aggregations, and subqueries and how to employ SQL to answer complex business problems.

Module 2

Introduction to Python Programming

Learn to represent and store data using Python data types and variables, and use conditionals and loops to control the flow of your programs. You’ll harness the power of complex data structures like lists, sets, dictionaries, and tuples to store collections of related data.

Module 3

Introduction to Version Control

Learn how to use version control and share your work with other people in the data science industry.

Learn with Industry Experts

Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business

Josh BernhardUdacity, Subject matter expert

Udacity’s subject matter experts on this course include people like Josh Bernhard. Josh has been sharing his passion for data for nearly a decade at all levels of university, and as lead data science Instructor at Galvanize. He’s used data science for work ranging from cancer research to process automation.

Derek SteerUdacity, Subject matter expert

Derek is the CEO of Mode Analytics. He developed an analytical foundation at Facebook and Yammer and is passionate about sharing it with future analysts. He authored SQL School and is a mentor at Insight Data Science.

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