13 Statistics B
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.
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.
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.
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.