early birdFor this course we offer a special 10% discounted Early Bird rate for those who book early (up to 4 weeks before the session runs).

Please book your place on-line below:

Please book your place on-line below:

Course Rates

EARLY BIRD RATE (valid only until 4 weeks before each session runs)

£153.00: Imperial College only.

£279.00: External rate.


£170.00: Imperial College only.

£310.00: External rate

2019/2020 Dates

  • Wednesday 23 October 2019
  • Monday 13 January 2020 - FULLY BOOKED
  • Tuesday 12 May 2020
  • Wednesday 05 August 2020


Time and Location

Time: 9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: Imperial College London

Exact details will be sent a week prior to the course date

Intro to R imageThis is a 1 day command based course.

The course is not related to any specific area of research. No experience or previous knowledge to R is required to attend this course.

Any problems with booking, please contact stathelp@imperial.ac.uk

Course Outline

R Environment

  • Downloading and Running R
  • R Working Directory
  • Installing and Loading Packages
  • R studio
  • Input and Output

Commands and Data Manipulation

  • Commands, Functions and Objects
  • Vectors and Matrices
  • Manipulating Vectors and Matrices
  • Lists and Data Frames

Introduction to Statistics in R

  • Using Datasets and Basic Statistical Functions
  • Applying Statistical Functions to Matrices and Data Frames
  • Basic Analysis of Data

R Graphs

  • Devices and Plotting Functions
  • Graphs for Continuous and Categorical variables
  • Multiple Plots

Basic Programming Components

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Functions and Scripts
  • Basic Control Structures

For a more in depth course on programming we provide Introduction to Programming Using R

Tutor: Krupa Shukla

This course has been approved by the Royal College of Physicians for 6 CPD credits.

If you are not able to attend on the day, please contact stathelp@imperial.ac.uk as soon as you can.