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Python ProgrammingMachine LearningApplied Machine LearningSQL

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24%

started a new career after completing these courses

18%

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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 24 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Thinking about data

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
8 videos
Course overview2m
Pulsars3m
Diving in: imaging stacking5m
Challenge: the median doesn't scale2m
The solution: improving your method3m
Module summary1m
Interview with Aris Karastergiou6m
1 reading
Further reading10m
1 practice exercise
Pulsars: test your understanding30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Big data makes things slow

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 35 min)
7 videos
Supermassive black holes3m
What is cross-matching?4m
Evaluating time complexity5m
A (much) faster algorithm6m
Module summary2m
Interview with Brendon Brewer8m
1 practice exercise
Supermassive black holes: test your understanding30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Querying your data

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 35 min)
7 videos
Exoplanets4m
Querying database with SQL4m
More advanced SQL4m
Joining tables in SQL6m
Module summary2m
Interview with Jon Jenkins8m
1 practice exercise
Exoplanets - test your understanding30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Managing your data

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 29 min)
6 videos
The lifecycle of stars6m
Setting up your own database5m
Exploring a star cluster4m
Module summary2m
Interview with Emily Petroff6m
1 practice exercise
Stars - test your understanding30m

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