Course dates

Online teaching

We are now offering many of our courses online due to the developing Covid-19 situation. Continue learning with us by taking courses remotely via live distance learning.

Starting date, Monday 20 Jul 2020
10-5pm | 3 days
Starting date, Monday 19 Oct 2020
10-5pm | 3 days
Starting date, Monday 14 Dec 2020
10-5pm | 3 days

Course overview

Get to grips with a number of different Python packages that are commonly used for data analysis like Pandas, CSV, Numpy and SciPy.

The course is available in four formats:

  • Campus
  • Clients office
  • Online (virtual classroom) with live tutoring
  • Bespoke (group or 1:1 coaching)

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Explore data analysis

Pandas, Numpy, SciPy and CSV are all libraries, which are a group of features and functionalities for the programming language Python. The libraries looked at in this intermediate course, are used mainly for data analysis and can help you can use to analyse, filter, manipulate, aggregate, merge, pivot and clean datasets.

This three-day course focuses on how to write and run simple data analysis in Python and builds on these using some of the extensions available in Python. You’ll also manipulate and clean data as well as use the stats library to conduct basic statistic tests.

On this course, you’ll also look at: 

  • Conducting simple statistical analyses: The Python Numpy Module
  • Combining For/While loops and Numpy for complex analysis
  • Using Pandas to import and manipulate datasets. 

For this course, you’ll need some basic experience with Python, be able to conduct simple statistical analysis. You also have the option to bring your own dataset if you have it.

This course can also be taken with our short course Introduction to Python.

Campus Courses - VAT-free: Our venues are in central London (Senate House) and in New Cross. You can select your preferred location by choosing the date available.

Virtual Classroom Courses - VAT-free: Live tutoring brings all the benefits of face to face training and, in addition, improves skills for ‘digital’ participation. There is an increasing need for online activities in all areas of life – making ‘digital’ participation an essential skill of the 21st century. 

Bespoke Courses:  If you are interested in a tailor-made Public Speaking course option: 1-1 coaching or bespoke group training, please contact us using the email or phone number provided below.

Fees

£495

Booking information

As a University, we want to give as many people access to our courses as possible. There are a number of discounts that can help you, find out more below: 

  • 10% discount when you enrol for more than one of our short courses at the same time.
  • 20% discount for UK students
  • 25% discount for members of the UK Law and Society Association (UKLSA)
  • If 5 people register from the same institution, the fifth place is free.
  • If you’re a Goldsmiths’ student, member of staff and alumni, you can email us for current discounts.

As a University, we are able to offer our courses at minimum prices, and free of VAT - to make knowledge available to as wide audience as possible.

To find out about our refund policy, go to our AIR courses main page

Disability Support

We are committed to providing reasonable teaching adjustments for students with disabilities that may impact on their learning experience. If you require adjustments, please complete the relevant section on the booking form and also contact us at shortcourses@gold.ac.uk so we can respond to your requests as soon as possible. 

Please note our short courses sell-out quickly, so early booking is advisable.

Book now

Starting date, Monday 20 Jul 2020
10-5pm | 3 days
Starting date, Monday 19 Oct 2020
10-5pm | 3 days
Starting date, Monday 14 Dec 2020
10-5pm | 3 days

Enquiries

If you have any questions about this course please contact air (@gold.ac.uk) or call +44 (0)20 7078 5468.

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Tutor information


Portrait of Dr Will Lawrence

Dr Will Lawrence

The course is directed by Dr Will Lawrence, who completed his PhD at the Department of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, and who has a background in psychology. Will has rich experience in delivering training in both Python and R, to diverse audiences.

 

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