NCEA Level 3 Statistics
Level 3
Number of Credits: 22

Entry Recommendations: At least 14 Mathematics credits at Level 2 including Achievement Standards in Statistics, and Probability, or in consultation with the Head of Faculty.

Course Outline: This course covers statistical analysis of data and report writing.  It is an excellent course for those simply wishing to gain further Mathematics skills at Level 3.

Skills developed in the course:

  • Time series
  • Bivariate data
  • Probability
  • Inference
  • Statistical Reports

Course Costs: Workbook $40, approximately $100 for a Casio graphics calculator.

Assessment

AS 91580
Investigate times series data
4 Credits
Literacy/Numeracy
Test
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 5
AS 91581
Investigate bivariate measurement data
4 Credits
Literacy/Numeracy
Test
Assessment Period - Term 1, Week 10
AS 91585
Apply probability concepts in solving problems
4 Credits
Numeracy
Examination
Assessment Period - prelims
AS 91586
Apply probability distributions in solving problems
4 Credits
Numeracy
Examination
Assessment Period - prelims
AS 91580
Use statistical methods to make a formal inference
4 Credits
Numeracy
Test
Assessment Period -
AS 91574
Apply linear programming methods in solving problems
3 Credits
Numeracy
Test
Assessment Period - Term 4, Week 1
Level 3 Statistics