Statistics Level 3

STAT301
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Jager

Statistics STAT301

This course is a very useful course at Level Three. You will gain a completely different view of the statistics you hear in the media and will be well informed not just for further study but life in general. A good grounding in statistics is rapidly becoming one of the most sought after skills in many career options and this course prepares you for that. 

You will learn to use your own sense of curiosity to answer questions of data, learn to use your writing skills to convince others of your results and then learn how to use statistics to critically evaluate the statistics you see in everyday life. 

Students without access to a tablet or laptop may be disadvantaged when school devices are unavailable. 

Optional Standard (to make credits available 20) - AS 91584 Evaluate Statistics Reports (4 credits)




Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Workbook $7.
Students without access to a tablet or laptop may be disadvantaged when school devices are unavailable.


Recommended Prior Learning

Have at least 14 credits from Level Two Mathematics and Statistics. MUST have UE Literacy. 


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
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. 91582 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.10 - Use statistical methods to make a formal inference
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. 91580 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.8 - Investigate time series data
3
I
4
Y
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

* 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: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Pathway Tags

Statistics course lead to careers in data science, health, technology, education, industry, administrator, bank manager, accountant, commodity broker, corporate investment banker, financial advisor/manager, risk analyst, insurance, logistics and distribution manger, statistician, stockbroker, system analyst, tax inspector, transport planner


Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.