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BIO2250 Introduction to Programming 6 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Bioinformatics
Institute of Biomedical Technology

Learning outcomes

The course targets students with no prior programming experience. The students will acquire basic skills in algorithm design and programming, learning to write simple, practical programs in the Python programming language. The course is not suitable for students who do have prior programming experience and want to learn Python as an additional language.


Erkki Kaila, Teacher responsible


7-Sep-2012 – 14-Dec-2012
Lectures 40 hours
Fri 7-Sep-2012 - 14-Dec-2012 weekly, FM1 Computer room, 1. period: at 11-14 (except 7 Sept at 12-14), 2. period: at 12-15
Mon 21-Jan-2013 at 9.00-12.00, Computer classroom, Resit 1. Place will be confirmed later.
Resit exam II
Wed 6-Mar-2013 at 9.00-12.00, Computer classroom 74, FM1