13MS1

13 Mathematics with Statistics 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Soren Wislang

This course is designed for those students who intend to study Statistics, Commerce or Science at tertiary level. Statistics applies to almost any field and is compulsory for some very popular university programmes and is useful for so many other everyday life applications. 

Statistics is the art of extracting meaningful information from seemingly incomprehensible data. In your future life and career you will need to make good use of such information to be able to make sound decisions.

Prerequisites

From Level 2 Mathematics (12MC1, 12MA1, 12MS1, 12MA2) and all students must have gained Literacy:

*12MS1or 12MA2*: Achieved in at least four of the six standards including AS91264 (Inference) and AS91267 (Probability). 

*12MA1*: Achieved in at least four of the five standards including AS91264 (Inference) and AS91267 (Probability).

*12MC1*: Achieved in at least four standards.

OR HoD approval.



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*13MS1* - Supplementary costs: Approx $55
A graphics calculator is recommended.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91580 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.8 - Investigate time series data
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 6

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

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5

A.S. 91583 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.11 - Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using experimental design principles
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

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

A.S. 91586 v2
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 3.14 - Apply probability distributions 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

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 20

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

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.

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