The second part of the module is broadly based on using the R programming language, and in particular by RStudio. All of this is open source and freely downloadable.

Download R:
RStudio: — You’ll need the free ‘Desktop’ version. R and RStudio both work on Linux, Windows and MacOSX – so you should be able to find a version for your machine.

A good kick-start to R can be found  on the the CRAN web page ( under Manuals/ An Introduction to R. The sections on Manuals, FAQs and Contributed also give some very useful material.


MSc in Spatial eHumanities & MA in Digital Humanities (2017-18)