Study unit
2132114 Statistical Analysis in Linguistics 2, 3 Cp  
Code 2132114  Validity 01.01.2018 -
Name Statistical Analysis in Linguistics 2  Abbreviation 2132114 
Credits 3 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0280 General Linguistics 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Foreign Languages and Translation Studies (J) 

Olli Silvennoinen 

Learning outcomes 

Students understand and know how to apply in R essential statistical analysis methods like linear mixed models, Principal Component Analysis and cluster analysis. They also are able to create basic R functions of their own.


Application of linear mixed models, Principal Component Analysis, cluster analysis and other statistical methods 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 acquainted 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