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Statistics Packages


R is a widely popular free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. The school uses R extensively and it is the preferred statistics package. Anyone can download R for free from the internet:

Or, alternatively, make sure you don't already have R installed and use:

If you'd like more information, visit the R homepage:

Other packages

Staff and postgraduate students have access to the following packages. Note that these may only be available for installation on University-owned computers. Please contact APES IT Support if you need assistance.

  • SAS
  • JMP
  • SPSS

The school does not own any Statistica licenses. Several lecturers have single-user licenses of older versions of Statistica, however this is not administered by the school, and is definitely not available to students.


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