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About the Course

In this course, learners will be introduced to the field of statistics, including where data come from, study design, data management, and exploring and visualizing data. Learners will identify different types of data, and learn how to visualize, analyze, and interpret summaries for both univariate and multivariate data. Learners will also be introduced to the differences between probability and non-probability sampling from larger populations, the idea of how sample estimates vary, and how inferences can be made about larger populations based on probability sampling. At the end of each week, learners will apply the statistical concepts they’ve learned using Python within the course environment. During these lab-based sessions, learners will discover the different uses of Python as a tool, including the Numpy, Pandas, Statsmodels, Matplotlib, and Seaborn libraries. Tutorial videos are provided to walk learners through the creation of visualizations and data management, all within Python. This course utilizes the Jupyter Notebook environment within Coursera....

Top reviews


May 21, 2020

Excellent course materials, especially the videos, with content that is thoughtfully composed and carefully edited. Very good python training, great instructors, and overall great learning experience.


Aug 2, 2020

Great course to learn the basics! The supplementary material in Jupyter notebooks is extremely valuable. Really appreciate the PhD students who took the time to explain even the simplest of codes :)

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By Luis E H D C

May 13, 2022

This a great course. All materials, explanations, and course organization are impeccable.

By Judit C

Aug 9, 2020

Very nice intro to stats with python, good tutorial and code examples for stats beginners

By Giovanne D

Aug 13, 2020

An excellent introductory course that offers great tools in using python for statistics.

By jharana d

Nov 28, 2021

Great course and anyone can do it without any prior knowledge of statistics and Python

By Luis F F

Jan 14, 2021

Great course to get the grasp of the basic understanding of probability distributions.

By Thoriqul A

Sep 6, 2020

Nice course, makes easier to understand statistic with practice directly using python

By Arijit G

Apr 14, 2019

Provides deep and systematic insight to the tits and bits of statistics using python.

By Nikita K

Oct 26, 2023

Great course to understand basic statistics with python and a little bit about data.

By Gustavo E F H

Oct 2, 2023

It's an excellent course to get a introduction to the use of Python with Statistics.


Nov 5, 2019

The course gives a strong foundation on sampling theory, distribution and inferences

By Brent A

May 20, 2023

Great lectures and use of the Jupyter environment to teach the Python applications.

By Edward J

Dec 23, 2020

Outstanding instruction and instructors. The passion for the subject is infectious.

By Xinyuan G

May 26, 2020

It is quite an intensive course and would remain my reference after I complete it.

By Samir H

Jun 5, 2022

Very nice and informational course and the instructors are very good, I loved it.

By Philipp S L

Nov 14, 2020

First time some things I have used for 20 years became clear to me. Great course!

By Rahat A M

Sep 1, 2020

This is a very good course to start learning statistical analysis through python.

By Ian A G U

Aug 29, 2020

Excelent course. Really well explained, in a clear, didactic and entertaining way

By joshua j

Aug 17, 2020

This course is it, it was beyond my expectations and I'm happy I took the course

By Kevin K

Oct 1, 2019

Good Course to take, to get to know basic application of python to do statistics

By Prasath M

Jun 7, 2020

It is a great way to start learning statistics and visualizations using python!

By Don J

Jun 3, 2019

Wonderful introduction to Basic Statistics. Loved the python notebooks as well.

By Marko P

Jan 9, 2019

Very good course which covers both statistical concepts and python application.

By Luvy

Sep 26, 2021

It is very suitable for those who are first exposed to python and statistics.


Aug 28, 2022

Amazing Course. Couldn't have been more clear about the concept of sampling!

By bokka m

Aug 25, 2020

All the content of course is good,but in week-4 it is somewhat clumsy topic.