Course Details and Schedule

This 2-session course will cover basic concepts in exploratory data analysis and statistical modelling using R. We will look at the standard techniques used to perform simple statistical tests and linear regression, write user-defined functions and produce well-designed publication-quality box and scatter plots.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Obtaining and installing the R software
  • Basic R commands
  • Using the built-in R Help System
  • Importing data into R
  • Graphical display using box and scatter plots
  • Performing simple statistical tests
  • Statistical modelling using linear regression
  • Writing user-defined functions
Course information
Intended audience Anyone interested in using R for statistical analysis and graphical display.
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Software R 2.13.1
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: IT Learning Programme

Booking normally opens 30 days before the course begins.
Commences Dates Time Sessions Cost Location Status
5th week Wednesday 12 November,
Wednesday 19 November
14:00-17:00 2 14.00 IT Services, 13 Banbury Road waiting list Add to basket
9th week Tuesday 9 December,
Wednesday 10 December
09:15-12:15 2 14.00 IT Services, 13 Banbury Road waiting list Add to basket

Can't make any of these dates? Express an interest in future dates for this course.

Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability.