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Getting Started with Python for Data Science

Work hands-on with real datasets while learning Python for data science.

4.58 out of 5 stars
58,898 learners enrolled
  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

     
    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    7 hours
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    None

About this course

Ready to start your journey into Data Science? This course covers everything you need to build a solid foundation in best practices and workflows. You’ll get hands-on practice with real datasets while learning to program and analyze data in Python. Throughout the course, you’ll be working in Jupyter Notebook, an industry standard platform for interactively developing data analytics.

Skills you'll gain

  • Explore and summarize real datasets

  • Sort and filter datasets to find relevant data to answer real data questions

  • Transform raw data into analytics-ready datasets

Syllabus

3 lessons • 3 projects • 3 quizzes
  • Certificate of completion available with Plus or Pro

    Earn a certificate of completion and showcase your accomplishment on your resume or LinkedIn.

The platform

Hands-on learning

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Meet the creator of the course
Ada Morse
Data Science Instructional Designer at Codecademy
Ada is a Data Science Instructional Designer at Codecademy. Her background is in mathematics, with a Ph.D. focused on the design of self-assembling DNA nanostructures. Ada has worked on courses across our Data Science catalog, covering topics including Python, Excel, and Data Engineering.

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Getting Started with Python for Data Science course ratings and reviews

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  • Brilliant learning experience. Very interactive. Literally a game changer if you're learning on your own.
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  • Practice Projects

    Guided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.
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