Python for Life Science

Python is essential in data science and this module provides an interactive, step-by-step and easy-to -follow introduction to "how to program" with Python.

Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience. Should you have any queries regarding your eligibility, please contact us at N.B It is a requirement that applicants have good computing skills, basic programming, and a solid foundation in statistics and mathematics

On completion of this modules, learners should be able to:

1. Configure and setup python IDE for life science projects

2. Write basic functional python scripts

3. Identify packages and libraries essential to scientific computing

4. Write python codes for the following indicative applications including motif identification in genomic data, pattern identification in interaction network data, and dynamic modelling of biochemical switches.

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges. Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future. Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes. Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career. Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Yes, if you complete this module it can be credited as part of the MSc in data analytics for Precision Medicine or MSc in Precision Medicine.

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