Python Programming

Qualification: College Certificate
Level 1

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About this course

This course is suitable for beginners in programming and Python programming.

The Introduction to Programming with Python short course is taught one evening a week for 10 consecutive weeks in the evening to allow you to study alongside your full-time commitments. 

This course is perfect for those wishing to learn this interesting computer programming language and is a great way to develop skills to further your career in fields such as data analytics, finance, and web development.

If you have any questions about this course, please contact us.

Tel: 023 8048 4848
Email: enquiries@southampton-city.ac.uk 

What you will learn

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

This course will teach you Python overviews and the basic language elements including:

  • Introduction to Python
  • Variables
  • Loops
  • Main method
  • Conditional structures
  • Data structure.

You will also learn how to:

  • Debug 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, and how to build a modular Python program
  • Introduction to the Python standard library
  • Testing in Python
  • Presentation of doctest and unittest
  • Error handling: exceptions
Facilities

Access to our college dedicated IT suites

Assessment

Informal assessment will take place through group discussion, classroom activities, and question and answer sessions as guided by your tutor.

At the end of the course, there will be a short test to show your skills and understanding.

Entry requirements

It is expected that you have a good level of understanding and skill with computers you must be proficient with written and spoken English.

This course is suitable for beginners in programming and Python programming.