STAT40830 Adv Data Prog with R (online)

Academic Year 2023/2024

In this module we cover advanced use of R and Rstudio, following on from the Data Programming with R module. Topics are subject to change each year as the software progresses but are likely to include:
- Professional graphics through ggplot2
- Advanced function behaviour
- Advanced data processing with R through tidyverse packages
- Creation of interactive documents and presentations with Rstudio, markdown and knitr
- Creation of interactive applications through shiny
- Step-by-step guidance on creating R packages

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the module students should be have attained considerable mastery in R. They should be able to produce professional quality data analytics and documents via Rstudio which are suitable for use in a business environment.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning


Online Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Weekly video lectures, weekly computer labs, homework assignments. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

Students must have completed one of the modules Data Programming or Data Programming with R

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Homework assignments and small projects. Varies over the Trimester n/a Other No


Project: Final project. Varies over the Trimester n/a Other No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
John O'Sullivan Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mr Brian Buckley Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

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