12STPR

Level 2 Practical Statistics

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Atkinson

Practical Statistics supports your understanding of mathematics and builds on your knowledge using the statistical inquiry cycle. You will research, plan, conduct, collect the data, employ the correct analyses, and effectively present the results of a statistical experiment, probability simulation and a survey. 

You will also analyse different types of data from a range of situations, including experimental, multivariate, probability and surveys. 

This course allows you to understand, interpret and evaluate statistics from real life much more deeply. 

After successfully completing this course you will be able to continue your statistics journey into a university approved pathway, to year 13 Practical Statistics. Where new topics will be studied and the topics covered this year will be delved into more deeply.

Those students who plan to sit Statistics Scholarship examination in 2022 should take 12MATS or 12MATP in 2021 and progress to 13STAT in 2022. 

Those students who plan to progress in a Mathematics related discipline such as Science, Economics or Engineering should take 12MATP or 12MATS.

The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.


Recommended Prior Learning

From 11MATG at least 12 credits including AS1.12 or invitation by HOD.* (based on Entrance Exams and Internal Assessment results)

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91258 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.3 - Apply sequences and series in solving problems
2
2
2
2
2
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91263 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.8 - Design a questionnaire
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91264 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.9 - Use statistical methods to make an inference
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91265 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.10 - Conduct an experiment to investigate a situation using statistical methods
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91267 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.12 - Apply probability methods in solving problems
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91268 v3
NZQA Info
Mathematics and Statistics 2.13 - Investigate a situation involving elements of chance using a simulation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 18

Disclaimer

Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths 

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