Study unit
2119027 Introduction to R, 2 Cp  
Code 2119027  Validity 01.01.2019 -
Name Introduction to R  Abbreviation 2119027 
Credits 2 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0280 General Linguistics 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   GradingFail-Pass 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Foreign Languages and Translation Studies (J) 

Stefan Werner 

Learning outcomes 

The student will have acquired sufficiently good skills in the use of R to use it for basic statistical analyses and to program simple R functions.


R syntax, Rstudio, reading in data, descriptive statistics and basic inferential tests, R plots, elementary R programming.

Modes of study 

Independent reading, online exercises, on-demand meetings in the computer class. Exercise assignments 30 h, other preparations for the exam 22 h, exam 2 h.

Study materials 

Available on Moodle.

Evaluation criteria 

Exam and exercises.


Stefan Werner


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