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3622223 Basic Course in R, 2 Cp 
Code 3622223  Validity 01.08.2010 -
Name Basic Course in R  Abbreviation
Credits2 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeBasic Studies Subject0390 Statistics 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   GradingFail-Pass 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Computer Science (J,K) 

Learning outcomes 

The student has sufficiently good skills in the use of R to participate intermediate courses in statistics.                          


Basic R-usage, simple graphs, reading data and doing simple analyses, use of matrices and vectors, conditional expressions, loops and functions.       

Modes of study 

This is a self-study course in Moodle that is studied using the self-study package. The course can be taken in Finnish or in English. General instructions and materials can be found from the Moodle page of the course You don't need to register for the course in WebOodi.

Teaching methods 


Study materials 

Venables, Smith and the R core team. An introduction to R. Available at

Evaluation criteria 



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
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
No registration in WebOodi Basic Course in R  Web course  Mika Hujo  01.09.19 -31.07.20
No registration in WebOodi Basic Course in R  Web course  Mika Hujo  01.09.20 -31.07.21

Future exams
No exams