• Application Deadline
  • 42 days
    Duration
  • English
    Language

About

In this computer science course from Microsoft, developed in collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), get the knowledge and skills you need to use R, the statistical programming language for data scientists, in the field of your choice.

In this course you will learn all you need to get up to speed with programming in R. Explore R data structures and syntaxes, see how to read and write data from a local file to a cloud-hosted database, work with data, get summaries, and transform them to fit your needs. Plus, find out how to perform predictive analytics using R and how to create visualizations using the popular ggplot2 package.

What you'll learn:
  • Explore R language fundamentals, including basic syntax, variables, and types
  • How to create functions and use control flow.
  • Details on reading and writing data in R
  • Work with data in R
  • Create and customize visualizations using ggplot2
  • Perform predictive analytics using R

This Programming with R for Data Science course is part of the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science offered at MicrosoftX.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 days
    • Intensity 4 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      6 weeks 4 to 8 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction
  • Functions
  • Control flow and Loops
  • Working with Vectors and Matrices
  • Reading in Data
  • Writing Data
  • Reading from SQL Server
  • Working with Data
  • Manipulating Data
  • Simulation

Lecturers

  • Anders Stockmarr
  • Jonathan Sanito

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

Prerequisites:
  • Introduction to R for Data Science will help.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
  • National Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
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Funding

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