L3 Statistics and Probability

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr N. McDermid

Required Prior Learning

Students MUST have achieved at least 15 credits in NCEA L2 Mathematics and Statistics with a GPA of 60% or more. This equates to a minimum of 6 credits at Merit level. Students also need the approval of the HOD.

This course is designed to prepare students for tertiary study which may involve statistics. L3STAT is designed to support more mathematically able students, including those who may wish to attempt the Scholarship Statistics examination. 

The course focuses on Research, Data Analysis and Interpretation and Probability Concepts. It will be useful for students interested in Medicine, Business, Analytics, Physical Education, Psychology, Law or the Social Sciences.

Students can gain up to 24 credits. Students will be assessed to L3 Statistics Achievement Standards. Assessment is a combination of both internally and externally assessed standards.

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Course Costs

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.