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Programming for Data Science

You will learn the languages Python and R from the start as tools for data retrieval, data cleaning, data exploration, data visualization and predictive modelling.

Note that you must have at least the grade C on this course to be able to select the data science track.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    This is an online distance course. 

    The teaching consists of:

    • pre-recorded lectures
    • pre-recorded teaching sessions
    • supervision


    The course is examined as follows: 

    • take-home examination
    • written assignments


  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

  • Contact

    This course is part of a programme and is not available for application as a stand-alone course.

    Find more information about Master’s programmes here

    If you are a student at one of our Master’s programmes and have questions about the course, please contact the student counsellors