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R- a tool for statistical analysis

  • Number of credits 5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2023

About the course

The course will focus on the use of R for the analysis of data. In addition to familiarization with standard R functions as well as functions for graphics and statistical analysis the students will learn how to program by creating their own functions. The use of script to facilitate reproducible results is central. The course will provide both demonstrations and practical exercises.

Application and eligibility

R- a tool for statistical analysis, 5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2023 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


16 January 2023


9 April 2023

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 25%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of other meetings


Required Knowledge

For non-programme students applying as single-course students, the requirements are 120 ECTS, and Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.

Entry requirements


Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 17 October 2022. The application period is closed.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 12,367

Total fee

SEK 12,367

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Course is given by
Epidemiology and Global Health
Contactperson for the course is:
Angelica Johansson