Looking at code

Course details

Year of entry

2024, 2025


10 weeks

Institution Code




Why choose? this course?

This course is ideal to broaden your technical computing skills by exploring an introduction-friendly programming language. It's aimed at building your confidence in programming and will cover key aspects such as structure and syntax before covering programming and computational fundamentals.

Take this course as an intro or as a platform for exploring future study options in the area of Computing and programming.

Key course features

  • 10-week course
  • Guided study and support to help you work through the course
  • Develop your technical competence in programming
  • Increase your confidence in using programming packages

What you will study

This course will cover a range of topics such as:

  • Introduction to Python & Anaconda
  • Variables & Data Types
  • Working with Strings & Numbers
  • Getting Input from the user
  • Lists & Tuples
  • Functions & Returns
  • If Statements
  • While and For Loops
  • Nested Loops
  • Reading and Writing to Files
  • Introduction to Objects & Classes

Entry requirements & applying

If you would like to find out more about future dates for this course, register your interest

Teaching & Assessment

Assessment: The assessment for this course will be coursework pieces that focus on individual areas of expertise within programming and IDE activities.

Programme specification


Do you live in Wales? We have a number of funding opportunities available, please complete the form below to find out if you are eligible to study this course for free. Apply now via this form.

Course dates

If you would like to find out more about future dates for this course, register your interest.