NCEA Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics

13MAS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Evans

This is an academic mathematics course focusing on statistics and probability.

Content/Skills:

  • Probability;
  • Probability distributions;
  • Statistical reports;
  • Time series;
  • Bivariate data; and
  • Statistical inference.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.

Field trips:  Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics and Level 3 Biology student can attend an optional 3 day trip to the NZ Marine Studies Centre in Dunedin.  This will provide an excellent opportunity for students to run a series of experiments and evaluate the statistical significance of their results.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Field trip - approximate cost of $310.
Graphics calculator is required.


Recommended Prior Learning

At least 14 credits from Level 2 Mathematics Achievement Standards including AS91267 (Probability) or two from AS91263 (Questionnaire), AS91256 (Experiments) and AS91268 (Simulations).


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91264 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.9 - Use statistical methods to make an inference
2
I
4
Y
Y
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. 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: 16

* 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

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.