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Cisco NetAcad: PCAP: Programming Essentials in Python
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Self-taught course

Description

Python is a general-purpose programming language used to build just about anything. Python is key for backend web development, data analysis, artificial intelligence and scientific computing, all of which are key for pursuing IT careers.

With PCAP: Programming Essentials in Python you learn to design, write, debug, and run programs encoded in the Python language. No prior programming knowledge is required. The course begins with the very basics guiding you step by step until you become adept at solving more complex problems.

If you already have an active Cisco account you can join the course by clicking here.

Target audience
  • All current Cambridge University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

No prior knowledge of programming is required.

Objectives

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Develop a working knowledge for how computers operate and how computer programs are executed.
  • Evolve critical thinking and problem-solving skills using an algorithmic approach.
  • Learn about the the programmer’s role in the software development process.
  • Translate real-world issues into computer-solvable problems.
Format
  • Online self-taught
How to book

To book on this course use the click on the Book a place (provisional) button. Once the request has been received a Cisco Networking Academy account will be created in your name should you not already have one. You will receive an email containing a link to activate your registration. Thereafter your account will be assigned to the course. For step by step instructions on this process please refer to the online instructions.

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