Getting Started with Python for Data Science
Work hands-on with real datasets while learning Python for data science.
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Time to completeApprox. 5 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
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
Syllabus3 lessons • 3 projects • 3 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
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Meet the creator of the course
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.
Ada MorseData Science Instructional Designer at Codecademy
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- The progress I have made since starting to use codecademy is immense! I can study for short periods or long periods at my own convenience - mostly late in the evenings.ChrisCodecademy Learner @ USA
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- Brilliant learning experience. Very interactive. Literally a game changer if you're learning on your own.John-AndrewCodecademy Learner @ USA
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