Statistics in R

Open to
All staff in the Government Statistical Service
Training category
Type of training
12 hours
GSS capability
GSS Capability


This course covers a range of statistical methods and how to use them within R. It contains both theory, and practical examples of how to use the R language to perform a wide selection of statistical tests, explore regression and modelling, both simple regression, and more complicated generalised linear models. Prior knowledge of R is a requirement, an introductory R course can be found linked below in the Related Courses section.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session, participants will:

  • Learn how to perform random samples and understand probability distributions within R
  • Be able to perform Exploratory Data Analysis within R
  • Understand and be able to use a wide range of statistical tests within R
  • Learn how R can be used for Linear Regression
  • Have explored model selection for performance in R
  • Understand how to perform Generalised Linear Models within R

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