Data Programming with R

This module introduces students with no previous programming experience to the open-source statistical programming language R. Topics include: manipulating vectors, matrices, arrays and lists; basic programming constructs and programme flow; graphical methods; dealing with large data sets; simple statistical methods.

Accordion / FAQ component

Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience. Should you have any queries regarding your eligibility, please contact us at info@advancecentre.ie.

N.B. Required to have completed mathematics and statistics modules that contain elements of linear algebra (specifically matrix manipulation) and calculus.

At the end of the course students should be able to use R to:

  • Load in and manipulate data sets of any size and structure
  • Find help and use functions which they have not met before
  • Create professional quality graphical summaries of data
  • Perform simple statistical analyses

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Yes, if you complete this module it can be credited as part of the MSc Data Analytics or Professional Diploma Data Analytics PT or MSc in Digital Agriculture Full Time or MSc in Digital Agriculture Part Time

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