Applied statistics

Target group/prerequisites

  • Prerequisite for the course Applied Statistics is the course Introduction to R, and Statistics 2 or an equivalent level of knowledge.

Course design

Each day consists of lectures and practicals using R. The examples used in the lectures and practicals are based on data provided by researchers of VLAG.

Program topics

Day 1: Hypothesis testing, analysis of variance - ANOVA, t-test, F-test, sample size, multiple comparisons test, experimental design
Day 2: Correlation, simple linear regression, multiple linear regression
Day 3: Regression with qualitative and quantitative variables, selection of variables, replication, pseudo replication

Date & duration:

The course will be held on: Wednesday 30, Thursday 31 and Friday 1 June 2018

Study load:

The study load of this course is 1.0 ECTS credits.


Forum building, details will be announced later.


€ 300 including handouts, coffee/tea during the breaks and lunches


Registration is closed. The course is fully booked.