Introduction to Python

Discover the world of Python, uncover the possibilities data holds for your career

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Classes Start

July 15, 2019
Estimated Effort

4-6 Hours / Week



5 Weeks 

AED 2,500


This practical and highly engaging course will explore fundamentals of the most popular and progressive programming languages, Python. You will discover data structures and practice working with sample code in Jupyter Notebooks on Azure, which require only a browser and an Internet connection.

This course will focus on Python data structures, and work with string, list, and range sequences. You will discover the power of list iteration, and learn about string and list methods, get the details on file input and output-open files, read them, add to them, close them, and more. At the end of the course, you’ll be able to slice strings into substrings, create lists, iterate through them, import files, and use file append mode, along with a lot of other practical Python tasks, as you get started coding.

Moreover, this course is filled with engaging and challenging code exercises designed by a Python Expert, who you will support you throughout the course. Throughout the program, you will have opportunities to engage with the content and industry professionals, network with your peers and thought leaders, and progress towards achievement of your professional goals with the help of your student success advisor.

Outcomes / What you will Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Have an in-depth understanding of Python 3 fundamentals. 
  • Operate with Strings and List manipulation. 
  • Work with Methods to Iterate through strings, lists and ranges.
  • Use Python to create, read and write

Meet Our Faculty

Eric Camplin

Online Course Instructor Senior Content Developer, Microsoft

Junaid Aziz

In-class InstructorPearson Professional Python Expert

Learning Coach


Nicole D'Souza
Pearson Professional Learning Coach

Your Orientation


Student Advisor Connection
Student Advisor Welcome Call

Instructor Connection
Starting Up with Python

Welcome Activity
Setting up a Whatsapp Group

Your Course Activity Schedule

Your Learner Experience

Blended Learning Experience


Guidance of industry Experts


Dedicated Learning Coach


Reputable Certification & badging


Course Badges and Certificates

Introduction to Python Course Certificate (edX® Certificate)

70% is required to pass the course, which is comprised of the following tasks:

  • 30% Final Coding Assignment
  • 50% Self-Check Questions
  • 20% Coding Assignments

Introduction to Python Course Badge (Pearson Professional)

  • Earn the edX® course certificate
  • Complete all Learner Journey milestone activities

Help Resources

Pearson Professional offers both Technical and Academic Course Support. Please navigate to the Help Resources page on the Learning Portal for complete details.

Academic Course Support

The Learning Coach milestones within your Learner Journey and provides an opportunity to get individualized answers to course related questions. You can also refer to the FAQs which contain answers to common questions. Learning Coach contact information is available in the Faculty and Staff section.