The Open University - Cisco: Python Programming (OpenEDG Python Institute)

Prepare for a future in programming as you learn from experts at Cisco and The Open University.
  • The Open University, England
  • 314 $
  • 3 Months
  • Online
  • 24 October 2022

Course Information

Ready to upskill and learn one of the most in-demand and fastest-growing programming languages?

Python is a popular programming language used for everything from web and software development to scientific applications across every sector and industry. It’s used by large and well-known organisations, data scientists, network automation experts, and many more.

On this microcredential, you’ll gain a solid understanding of the Python programming language as well as gaining hands-on experience and practical skills.

This microcredential will help kick start your career in programming, whether you’re just starting out or already working as a digital technology professional. You’ll gain industry-recognised skills and enhance your employment and career progression opportunities.

By the end of this course, you’ll be fully prepared to take the OpenEDG Python Institute’s PCEP – Certified Entry-Level Python Programmer and PCAP – Certified Associate in Python Programming certifications, setting you up to future-proof your career. This microcredential has been created by The Open University endorsed by Cisco Networking Academy.


About the University / School

The Open University is a public research university and with more than 170,000 students it is the University with the largest number of students in the UK. Worldwide The Open University has more than 2 million students. They offer flexible part-time study, supported distance and open learning for undergraduate and postgraduate courses and qualifications. With more than 50 years of experience in delivering part-time flexible education, the University has broadened its range of programmes to suit all needs.


Learning Format

Your learning, your rules- this course is split into weeks, activities, and steps, but you can complete them as quickly or slowly as you like.

Join a global classroom- Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners.

Map your progress- Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control.

You’ll have access to our online welcome area where you’ll be able to read any announcements relating to your microcredential.

Prior to joining this course, if you do not have basic networking coding experience we recommend The Open University’s free OpenLearn short course Simple Coding.

This microcredential consists of a single course of 10 week length. You are supposed to dedicate 10 study hours per week.

Once you’ve successfully completed the microcredential, you’ll receive academic credits from The Open University. You’ll also have ongoing access to the course materials.


Entry Requirements

You don’t need any prior experience or qualifications to enrol on this undergraduate microcredential. If you do not have basic networking coding experience we recommend The Open University’s free OpenLearn short course Simple Coding.

All required skills and foundational knowledge are covered within this microcredential of Python programming.

Apply before:

04 July 2022

New registration dates to be announced soon

The Open University - The Open University - Cisco: Python Programming (OpenEDG Python Institute)