03MAS

Level 3 Mathematics (Statistics)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Singh

This course provides for students interested in qualitative aspects of Biological and Social Sciences, Medicine, Commerce and Administration. It is useful for any field where the collection, analysis and interpretation of quantitative data is important.

Students will complete three internal standards (91580 Time Series; 91581 Bivariate Data and 91582 Statistical Inference) and sit two external standards (91284 Evaluate Reports and 91286 Probability Distributions).

The course will offer a total of 20 credits.

Students who gain at least 14 credits in this course will be able to use it as a University Approved subject (Statistics).


Recommended Prior Learning

Recommended a minimum of 12 credits in a Level 2 Mathematics or Statistics course including either the external Probability or both Statistical Inference and Simulation standards.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

- Laptop
- Graphing calculator.
- 2x 1E5 Exercise books.
- Pens, pencil, ruler.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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. 91582 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.10 - Use statistical methods to make a formal inference
4
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
A.S. 91585 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.13 - Apply probability concepts in solving problems
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 20

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.