• The Open University

Cisco: Python Programming (OpenEDG) 

Prepare for a future in programming as you learn from the experts at Cisco and The Open University.

1,498 enrolled on this course

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  • Duration

    10 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours
This course is part of the Cisco: Python Programming (OpenEDG)  program, which will enable you to develop in-demand skills in Python programming .

Ready to upskill and learn one of the most in-demand and fastest-growing programming languages?

Python is a popular programming language used for everything from web and software development to scientific applications across every sector and industry. It’s used by large and well-known organisations, data scientists, network automation experts, and many more.

On this microcredential, you’ll gain a solid understanding of the Python programming language as well as gaining hands-on experience and practical skills.

Discover how Python programming is one of the essential growth areas within computing, digital technologies, and DevOps

This microcredential will help kick start your career in programming, whether you’re just starting out or already working as a digital technology professional. You’ll gain industry-recognised skills and enhance your employment and career progression opportunities.

Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

Who is the course for?

This microcredential will benefit anyone currently working in, or wanting to start a career in, a comprehensive range of globally relevant Digital Technologies disciplines including:    * DevOps Engineer * Software Developer * Cybersecurity Professional

Who developed the course?

The Open University

As the UK’s largest university, The Open University (OU) supports thousands of students to achieve their goals and ambitions via supported distance learning, helping to fit learning around professional and personal life commitments.

  • Established

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, UK
  • World ranking

    Top 510Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

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