By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to...
- Describe a comprehensive range of coding technologies, practices, and applications
- Experiment with a coding environment
- Design a simple coding solution to a given problem
- Apply a range of practical coding concepts
- Synthesise a range of practical coding skills
You’ll have access to our online welcome area where you’ll be able to read any information relating to your microcredential.
Prior to joining this course, if you do not have basic networking coding experience we recommend The Open University’s free OpenLearn short course Simple Coding.
From 27 Mar 2023
Cisco: Python Programming (OpenEDG)
Prepare for a future in programming as you learn from the experts at Cisco and The Open University.
10 hours per week
Your submitted assessment will be marked and graded by academic experts from The Open University. You’ll continue to have ongoing access to the course materials.
You’ll be fully prepared to take the OpenEDG Python Institute’s PCAP – Certified Associate in Python Programming exam.
10 UK credits at Undergraduate level from The Open University and a Certificate
Credits are awarded on passing the final assessment. These will be at undergraduate level 4 of the Framework for Higher Education (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) / Level 7 of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework.
Find out how credits work and where you can use them in our FAQs.
Passing the final course-based assessment with 70% or higher at the first attempt grants a 50% discount on the optional OpenEDG Python Institute PCAP examination (to be redeemed within 30 days of issue).
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.
LocationMilton Keynes, UK
World rankingTop 510Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020