Garin College Garin College

Level 3 Statistics

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: H. Kersten.

Entry Guidelines

The best preparation for this course is to have engaged in and achieved 14 credits at Level 2 in Mathematics and Statistics, including AS 2.12 (Probability) achieved with Merit or higher.

This course covers Level 3 Mathematics and Statistics Achievement Standards with a predominate focus on the use of statistical methods. It is an appropriate course for students interested in quantitative aspects of the biological and social sciences, medicine, commerce and in general any field where the collection, analysis and interpretation of quantitative data is important.

The following standard may be available as an alternative to those listed below:

A.S. 91581 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.9 - Investigate bivariate measurement data (Internal - 4 credits) 



Assessment Information

As part of this course students will complete two internal assessments and two external assessments. Alongside these core assessments students will be taught the curriculum covered by the 'Investigating Bivariate Measurement Data' achievement standard (AS9181), however the assessment of this standard is optional.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$31.50 Statistics workbook
Graphics calculator essential (Casio 9750 recommended).


An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.

All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.