Introduction to R for Social Scientists

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Introduction to R for Social Scientists - Course Details

This course is a self-paced course that is part of all of our Mannheim Data Science Certificates.

Students will be introduced to R and will understand how to run R, install R packages, work with data in R, and visualize and model their data.

Video lecture:

Heide Marie Jackson, PhD (University of Maryland)


Course Dates

This self-paced course can be taken any time, independently of the term schedules. To see all courses in the upcoming term click here.


This course is part of the Mannheim Data Science Certificate: R-Programming and the Mannheim Data Science Certificate: Item Nonresponse & Multiple Imputation.

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In order to book the course with alumni conditions, please get in touch with Manon Pfeifer directly.

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