Teacher in Charge: Mr N. McDermid
This course is designed to prepare students for tertiary study which may involve Statistics. L3MATS is not designed to support attempting the Scholarship Statistics examination.
The course focuses on Research, Data Analysis and Interpretation. It will be useful for students interested in Business, Physical Education, Psychology or the Social Sciences.
Students can gain up to 21 credits. Students will be assessed to L3 Mathematics and Statistics Achievement Standards. Assessment is a combination of both internally and externally assessed standards.
The optional Learning Workbooks are highly recommended. Each one relates to a standard that the students are sitting. The TOTAL cost of these booklets is $20. You will be given the opportunity to purchase a set of these ESA Learning Workbooks at the start of the year. D&D Resources Revision books for External Assessments. These are optional, there is one book for this course, cost is $6
Students MUST have achieved at least 14 credits in NCEA L2 Mathematics and Statistics Standards. Students also need the approval of the HOD.
Assessment  Level 
Internal or External 
Credits 
L1 Literacy Credits  UE Literacy Credits  Numeracy Credits 

A.S. 91574 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.2  Apply linear programming methods in solving problems  3 
I 
3 
* 
Y 

A.S. 91576 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.4  Use critical path analysis in solving problems  3 
I 
2 
* 
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. 91583 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.11  Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using experimental design principles  3 
I 
4 
Y 
* 
Y 
A.S. 91584 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.12  Evaluate statistically based reports  3 
E 
4 
Y 
4r,4w * 
Y 
Total Credits 
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21
* 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: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.