Introduction to Programming in Python and R for Bioscience, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 31 October 2022

    End date: 29 November 2022

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-39214 Application

    Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 165 credits)

    Registration: 24 October 2022 – 31 October 2022

Entry requirements: 180 credits including 90 credits in chemistry, biology, pharmaceutical science or a corresponding subject


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 16,250

Tuition fee, total: SEK 16,250

About the course

The course deals with two programming languages: Python and R. Both languages are used for data management, statistical summaries and graphical display of data. The course handles basic data management with Python and basic data management, statistical summaries and graphical display of data with R. The course also deals with basic principles in programming.

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Department of Pharmacy

Biomedicinskt Centrum BMC, Husargatan 3 752 37 Uppsala

Box 580, 751 23 UPPSALA

Maria Kjellsson


Telephone: +46 18 471 40 09