13MWS

Level 3 Mathematics with Statistics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Lal

MATHEMATICS WITH STATISTICS – YEAR 13
NCEA LEVEL 3
CODE: 13MWS
This course will be useful to students with an interest in the biological and social sciences, medicine, commerce and administration. This course will involve investigating bivariate measurement data, using statistical methods to make formal inferences, investigating time series and applying probability methods in solving problems. Students doing this course will be able to extend their knowledge in statistics by taking a tertiary course. Some jobs that are related to this field of study are Financial risk analyst, Market researcher, investment analyst, Actuary and Civil Service Fast Streamer. To gain entry into this course students must preferably pass Inference internal and Algebra external from their Level 2. Students who pass only one of these externals will need to gain approval from the head of department to get into this course.


Note: Students can take both Mathematics with Calculus and Mathematics with Statistics.   If a student achieves  a total 28 credits  in these two subjects, this will qualify them for two university approved subjects. Eg 10 credits in Calculus and 18 credits in Statistics.

Entry Requirements

To gain entry into this course students must preferably pass Inference internal and Algebra external from their Level 2. Students who pass only one of these externals will need to gain approval from the head of department to get into this course.

 

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 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. 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. 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
A.S. 91587 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.15 - Apply systems of simultaneous equations 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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 18

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

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.

Disclaimer

Course Selection is confirmed at the start of 2022.  You can change the courses you have selected up until the start of next year provided there are still spaces in the course you wish to change to.

Some courses may become unavailable due to the number of students taking the courses or changes in staffing.

New courses may also be introduced, in which case you will be notified and given the opportunity to select the new course.

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