L3 Statistics and Probability

L3STAT
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr N. McDermid

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.


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.


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.



Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
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. 91582 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.10 - Use statistical methods to make a formal inference
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
A.S. 91585 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.13 - Apply probability concepts in solving problems
3
E
4
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

* 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: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.