Introduction to Programming with Python (Coursera)

2023-Today University of Leeds (Coursera)


Maximise your employability, by learning the basics of coding in Python. In this course, you'll embark on an exciting journey into the world of Python and gain valuable skills that will enable you to start thinking about a career in programming.

I teach a short (2-3 weeks) programming course using Python on the world’s leading educational platform, Coursera. This is an introductory course that aims to introduce the very basic principles of programming and inspire students to pursue a career in computing.

The course is available for free worldwide, and a limited number of scholarships are available under the “Click Start” programme; a nationwide training programme developed by the Institute of Coding and funded by Nominet.

The course is available to enrol staring from the 26th of July, 2023.

Student Stories and Feedback

As of this writing there are more than 5,000 students taking this course, and many have shared feedback with us. Some of the feedback is listed below:

  • “This was the course I needed to understand Python correctly. I was taking the Meta Database Engineering Specialization and realized I would have to learn Python. I tried learning using other methods on Coursera and I was not having any luck. This course taught the basics and some intermediate/advanced concepts in the best way possible. I couldn’t have done it without the help of this course and it’s brilliant instructor.”
  • “I wanted to express my heartfelt appreciation for the course you have taught. It has been an invaluable experience for me. The course has helped me enhance my Skills and opened doors to exciting career opportunities. The content, lectures, and assignments were exceptional, making it a truly enriching learning journey.”