Introduction to Python

Python is a popular programming language for data analysis. In the course, we introduce all the basics you need to understanding data types in Python, running simple commands, installing modules and manipulating data.

The Basics

This course provides a comprehensive overview of Python basics, as well as data wrangling techniques using pandas. Learn about basic operations in Python by running a series of basic commands. Also, how to define a variable, data types in Python and installing and using data analysis and visualization libraries.

Sarah Blake


Sarah is a Data scientist with experience of using R and R Shiny to build interactive dashboards in the public sector to provide evidence which informs policy decisions. She has led a project to deliver a dashboard to display and analyse international trade data and various macroeconomic indicators, based on a range of data sources.