Graphics with R: Introduction to ggplot2

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Data Analysis
Department Name: Africa Centre for Scholarship


This course gives an introduction to the use of the R package ggplot2. R is a programming language for data analysis and graphics. The participants will learn how to make attractive plots with the programme.

The course includes:
- Grammar of ggplot2
- Build a plot layer by layer by ggplot()
- Working with scales, colour, shape and titles
- Extra facilities
- Adding statistical summaries
- Applications
- Exercises

The content is based on the book ggplot2, elegant graphics for data analysis(Hadley Wickham, Springer).

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Online
Duration: 3 days
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: AN Galhenage
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Latest Year Offered: 2021