Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SSI1002: Programming for the Social Sciences
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
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In this module you will learn the basics of programming in Python, the most popular programming language for social data science. The module runs in term 1 and 2 and will cover the following topics: data types, algorithms, sequences and iteration, flow control, data manipulation, data visualisation, web scraping. The module does not require mathematical background and is taught at a pace appropriate for social science students.