Study unit
2132051 Statistical Analysis in Linguistics 1, 3 Cp  
Code 2132051  Validity 01.01.2018 -
Name Statistical Analysis in Linguistics 1  Abbreviation 2132051 
Credits 3 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeIntermediate Studies Subject0280 General Linguistics 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Foreign Languages and Translation Studies (J) 

Olli Silvennoinen 

Learning outcomes 

The students understand and know how to apply in R the following statistical tests: t-test, ANOVA, chi-squared, Fisher's exact, Wilcoxon, Kruskal-Wallis. They understand and are able to calculate also simple correlations and linear regression.


Application of common parametric and non-parametric statistical tests, as well as correlation and linear regression, to linguistic research questions.

Modes of study 

Submission of exercise assignments 40 h, other preparations for the exam 39 h, exam 2 h.

Teaching methods 

Exercises in the computer class (attendance not compulsory), homework assignments. Getting acquaint-ed with the study materials.

Study materials 

Distributed in Moodle

Evaluation criteria 

Exam and exercises


Autumn term



Further information 

Language of tuition: English


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
No teaching

Future exams
No exams