A continuation of the skills learned in stage one of the Programme with emphasis on Advanced
features of Excel.
It will also introduce the student to the Linux environment with a look at Shell scripting and use of
Python through Linux
Introduction to the Linux directory structure
Use of basic commands in Linux such as ls, cd, pwd, mv
Introduction to a Linux editor such as gedit or nano
Write basic shell scripts
Using Python within a Linux environment
Advanced formulae such as SumIf, Count, vLookup
Use of statistical functions
Other advanced functions e.g. pattern matching, index and match
Revisit Latex and use it to write up a project
The material will all be laboratory based with plenty of practice in each discipline.
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