Scientific Computing

Module code: FS0061

Computer programming is a useful tool for all areas of science.  It allows you to speed up and automate many tasks in data processing and analysis, and offers a quick and consistent way to plot attractive graphs.  In this module, you will learn the fundamentals of programming using Python, a popular beginner-friendly programming language, and apply the techniques you develop to solve scientific problems.

Topics covered

  • Fundamental programming concepts
  • Solving problems using programming 
  • Writing code to analyse data
  • Plotting graphs in Python
  • Testing code to check that it works
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