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Free course: Learn to code for data analysis

Updated Friday 19th June 2015

Do you want to learn more about programming to analyse and visualise data? OpenLearn has a range of courses, articles and more to give you a real flavour for the subject.

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Ever wanted to learn how to write your own computer programs, one line of code at a time? In this free course on FutureLearn you'll learn how to access open data, clean it and analyse it and to produce visualisations. You will also learn how to write up and share your analyses, privately or publicly.

To help take your learning further we've collated a range of related learning materials on OpenLearn including academic articles, interactives and relevant free courses to give you a wider perspective on this fascinating subject.

Preparation

Before you start this course you may want to brush up on your Maths, English or Study Skills with our range of free courses.

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