Colchester, United Kingdom

Python for Data Science

when 17 July 2020 - 31 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee GBP 1650

Interested in building your data science skill set? Python is a powerful tool which helps its users bring speed, versatility and efficiency to data science. Students will learn how to use Pandas for data analysis, gain experience of NumPy for processing numerical data, as well as practise plotting and visualization. The second week of the course will include a focus on applications of Python for machine learning. Students will undertake their own data science project and develop skills which will be helpful in a future data science career.

Course leader

This course is delivered by the University's Institute for Analytics and Data Science.

Target group

The International Summer School is open to all students aged over 18 who have completed secondary level education. It is particularly designed for current undergraduate students looking for a high-quality short-term university experience in the UK.

All Summer School teaching is in English and so it is essential that you have the level required to follow the course. We expect non-native English speaker students to have reached at least the equivalent of IELTS 5.5 to be able to join this course.

Course aim

To introduce you to Python, the programming language of choice for data science and analytics professionals.

Fee info

GBP 1650: The fee includes
- Tuition
- Self-catered accommodation for 13 nights
- Social programme, including welcome BBQ, film and pizza night, and farewell event.
- Two full-day excursions (London and Cambridge)
- Five local excursions