Level 3 Statistics

13STAT
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Astwood

Recommended Prior Learning

14 Credits at Level 2 Mathematics or Statistics including the external Probability 2.12 (91267).


Level 3 Statistics is a university approved subject.
This is a Statistics course building on skills learnt in previous years. It includes three internal Achievement Standards which involve writing Statistical reports on Bivariate data, Time-Series data and making a Statistical Inference. There are two external Achievement Standards involving Probability and Probability Distributions..
Students wishing to study Science (including Medicine) or Psychology at University should take this course.


Course Overview

Term 1
Two internals, Bivariate Data and Formal inference.

Term 2
One internal, Time-Series data and starting one external, Probability.

Term 3
Focusing on the two externals, Probability and Probabiity Distributions.

Term 4
Revision and external exams.

Faculties:

Mathematics and Statistics



Career Pathways

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Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Costs: Workbooks $35.
Graphics calculator $100.


Assessment Information You will be given a practice internal assessment beforehand which will be marked for feedback and feedforward. Internal assessments are open book and you have one week to complete it, you may work on it at home as well as the class time allocated. You will use NZGrapher to produce graphs of your data and then write a 6 page report.
Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91580 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.8 - Investigate time series data
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91581 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.9 - Investigate bivariate measurement data
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91582 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.10 - Use statistical methods to make a formal inference
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91585 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.13 - Apply probability concepts in solving problems
3
E
4
*
Y
A.S. 91586 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.14 - Apply probability distributions in solving problems
3
E
4
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Pathway Tags

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Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2022.