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Postgraduate Module Descriptor

SOCM029: Data Visualisation

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Wickham, H. et al. (2021). ggplot2: Elegant Graphics for Data Analysis (3rd ed.). New York: Springer.


Healy, K. (2018). Data Visualization. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.


Wickham, H. and Grolemund, G. (2017) R for data science : import, tidy, transform, visualize, and model data.


Munzner, T. (2014). Visualization Analysis and Design. Florida, United States: CRC Press LLC.


Cleveland, W. S. (1993). Visualizing Data. Summit, NJ: Hobart Press.


Few, S. (2004). Show me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten. Oakland, CA: Analytics Press.


Few, S. (2009). Now You See It: Simple Visualization Techniques for Quantitative Analysis. Oakland, CA: Analytics Press.


Tufte, E. R. (2001). The visual display of quantitative information (2nd ed.). Cheshire: Graphics Press.