13STB

13 Statistics B

Although next year timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Dr M. Steel

This course is recommended for students who wish to continue with mathematics at Level 3 and whose achievement at Level 2 suggests that they would be more successful in a course which is predominantly internally assessed and has selected content. The principles of organising, processing and analysing data are extended to include making predictions, interpreting results and evaluating the process. There is a strong computer technology component.

The course includes 16 Statistics credits towards 14 credits in Statistics for University Entrance, OR 19 Mathematics credits towards 14 credits in Mathematics for University Entrance.

Recommended Prior Learning

 Level 2 Mathematics or Statistics.

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

A scientific calculator (on the NZQA approved calculator list) https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/ncea/subjects/approved-calculator-list/, about $25.

Pathway

This is an approved course for UE. Students are advised to check the pre-requisites of any tertiary course they are considering before undertaking this course.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91574 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.2 - Apply linear programming methods in solving problems
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91580 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.8 - Investigate time series data
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91581 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.9 - Investigate bivariate measurement data
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91583 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.11 - Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using experimental design principles
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91584 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.12 - Evaluate statistically based reports
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 19

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

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.

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Disclaimer

We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.