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Basic Statistical Computing Using R

Postgraduate | SWI-STA60003 | 2024

Upskill and package up your computer and statistical knowledge. Form questions. Use SPSS software to select, modify, merge and apply data visualisation techniques. Investigate missing values and manage complex data files. 

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Basic Statistical Computing Using R

About this subject

  • Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:

    1. Clean and prepare unorganised data for analysis using R
    2. Visualise data graphically using R.
    3. Perform basic programming and user-defined function using R within the RStudio environment.
    4. Write R programs to perform statistical analysis conduct and interpret hypothesis tests
    5. Simulate data from different probability distributions.
    6. Perform and interpret linear regression using R.
    7. Analyse and interpret categorical data using R.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • SWI-STA-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate of Applied Statistics


  • UNE-PRO-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Professional Practice
  • OUA-PSU-GCE-2024 - Postgraduate Single Subjects

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • SWI-HMS772 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - You will require access to a recent version of SPSS - at least the SPSS Grad Pack.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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