Mathematics



MATHEMATICS

NCEA LEVEL 1

MAT101


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Curriculum Level 5+ in Algebra and teacher recommendation
ASSESSMENT: Level 1 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: Workbook $22, Students will need to purchase a Graphics Calculator

TOTAL CREDITS: 12 External11 Internal


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In this course, students will develop the ability to think mathematically and solve both abstract and contextual problems. The course is essential for students intending to pursue Mathematics and Calculus in Years 12 and 13. The focus of this programme is learning and applying algebraic and graphing skills, the other aspect is exploring data through the Statistical Enquiry Cycle.



MATHEMATICS

NCEA LEVEL 1

MAS101


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Curriculum Level 4.5+ and teacher recommendation
ASSESSMENT: Level 1 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: Workbook $22
TOTAL CREDITS: 18 Internal 4 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In this course, students will develop the ability to think statistically to process and communicate information. The main focus of the course is to explore data through the Statistical Inquiry Cycle. Students who complete MAS101 can go on to pursue further study in Statistics Years 12 or 13.



MATHEMATICS

NCEA LEVEL 1

MAT102


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Nil
ASSESSMENT: Level 1 Unit Standards and Level 1 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: Nil
TOTAL CREDITS: 20 Internal (10 Unit Standards 10 Achievement Standards)


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The first priority of this course is to provide an opportunity for students to achieve the ten required Numeracy credits. Once this goal is met, a revised programme will be designed based on the learning needs of the students. This will be a combination of both Unit Standards and Achievement Standards.



MATHEMATICS

NCEA LEVEL 1

NUM100


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Nil
ASSESSMENT: Level 1 Unit Standards and
COURSE COST: Nil
TOTAL CREDITS: 16 Internal (10 Unit Standards 6 Achievement Standards)


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The first priority of this course is to provide an opportunity for students to achieve the ten required Numeracy credits. Once this goal is met, a revised programme will be designed based on the learning needs of the students. This will be a combination of both Unit Standards and Achievement Standards.



MATHEMATICS

NCEA LEVEL 2

MAT201


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: At least 14 credits from MAT101, including 91027,91028 and 91032

ASSESSMENT: Level 2 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: Workbook $22, Students will need to purchase a Graphics Calculator

TOTAL CREDITS: 8 Internal 13 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is a continuation of MAT101. It is an academic course designed for students who intend to undertake University studies in Mathematics or a related discipline. The focus is on building the formal algebraic skills required to solve complex problems.



MATHEMATICS

NCEA LEVEL 2

MAS201


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 12 credits at Level 1 including 91037 and 91035

ASSESSMENT: Level 2 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: Nil
TOTAL CREDITS: 15 Internal 4 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

HG Wells asserted that, “Statistical thinking would one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write”. This course is designed to prepare students for a wide range of university courses and will empower them to critically assess the statistical information they encounter in life, work and leisure. The range of achievement standards offered will enable students to interpret information, evaluate arguments, and deal with uncertainty and variation.



MATHEMATICS

NCEA LEVEL 2

MAT202


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 10 credits at Level 1

ASSESSMENT: Level 2 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: Nil
TOTAL CREDITS: 17 Internal

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course offers Level 2 Achievement Standards. It is designed for students wanting to take Level 3 Maths but not Calculus or Statistics. This is an internally assessed course.



CALCULUS

NCEA LEVEL 3

MAC301


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: 14 Credits from MAT201 including 91261, 91262 and 91257

ASSESSMENT: Level 3 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: NCEA workbook Students need to purchase a Graphics Calculator

TOTAL CREDITS: 4 Internal 17 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course offers Level 3 Achievement Standards designed to prepare students for University studies in Mathematics or Mathematics related courses, such as Engineering, Economics or Health Science.



STATISTICS MODELLING

NCEA LEVEL 3

MAS301


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: 14 Credits from Level 2 Maths including 91264 and 91267

ASSESSMENT: Level 3 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: NCEA workbook $22
TOTAL CREDITS: 15 Internal 8 External


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course offers Level 3 Achievement Standards designed to prepare students for University studies in Mathematics or professional courses such as Law, Commerce, Medicine and Science. Two thirds of first year students at Auckland University study statistics. This course will prepare you for university statistics.



MATHEMATICS

NCEA LEVEL 3

MAT302


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 12 credits at Level 2
ASSESSMENT: Level 3 Achievement Standards

COURSE COST: Nil
TOTAL CREDITS: 16 Internal

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course offers Level 3 Achievement Standards and is for those students who wish to continue learning Mathematics.