**Teacher in Charge: ** Mr R. Lal

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.

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.