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) 

Olli Silvennoinen 

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.


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