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MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
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Year 1, Component 06

CE156-7-SP or MA214-7-SP
CE156-7-SP
An Approachable Introduction to Programming
(15 CREDITS)

This module will help you develop your coding skills, and assumes you have no prior coding skills. The language used will be ‘Python’, which is well known as an introductory programming language, with the ability to learn starting with a simple single line of code approach. As your coding skills develop, you will be able to review and debug simple code, as a route to developing your own code, through the assembling of coding blocks. You will have the opportunity to experience code relevant to your own course, and to develop code that is useful within your degree context.

MA214-7-SP
Network Analysis
(15 CREDITS)

Everything in the world is linked together. This module introduces you to the knowledge of “networks” to disclose the mystery behind these links. An introduction to networks, the most common types of networks, and their mathematical properties, as well as typical network models, will be delivered in this module. You will also learn programming skills using Python/R to create and analyse real-world networks.

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