12 Statistics

12MST
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss A. Hong

Recommended Prior Learning

A proficient level of literacy.


Statistics has become arguably one of the most important interdisciplinary sciences today with a number of different career paths. Demand for statisticians in the job market and across various industries has been increasing exponentially making it probably one of the coolest jobs you will hear about.

This course covers the process of carrying out investigations to provide answers for real world problems by using statistics to collect, organise, process, present and analyse data. Making use of technology and modern analytical software, students will learn to notice trends, evaluate reports, design surveys, investigate patterns in society, conduct experiments, make predictions and communicate findings in written reports. This course can be taken in conjunction with 12MCL.


Learning Areas:

Mathematics


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Pathway

13 Statistics A, 13 Statistics B

Statistics equips students with the knowledge and skills to be global citizens in the 21st century. Effective citizens have the ability and inclination to use statistics at home, at work, and in the community by using statistical models to solve problems, making sensible estimates, using and interpreting data, evaluating statistical information and communicating ideas. Satisfactory completion of this course allows students to proceed to either of the Level 3 Statistics courses.

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

A Graphics Calculator costing $180 is required for the course.


Pathway Tags

Data Analyst, Statistician, Teacher


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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.