NCEA Level 2 Mathematics - Advanced

12MATA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Newson

You will learn a range of topics developing on work learned in 11MATA, leading on to Level 3 Calculus, Statistics or Mathematics. If you have not taken 11MATA you must have approval from Mrs Newson (Head of Mathematics) to take this course.

This course has a strong focus on Algebra and introduces the Mathematics of change - Calculus, for the first time. Students taking this path will enjoy problem solving and have methodical work habits. This course is well-placed to support students who are looking for future pathways in STEM subjects.


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Calculus, NCEA Level 3 Mathematics, NCEA Level 3 Statistics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution:
Stationery Requirements: 2 x 1E5 or 1J5, Graphics calculator (Casio 9750GII - please seek advice from the mathematics department before purchase)


Recommended Prior Learning

16 Credits from 11MATA, including at least one merit grade. Students not meeting this should gain the support of their Level 1 Mathematics teacher before choosing this option. 


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91257 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.2 - Apply graphical methods in solving problems
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91259 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.4 - Apply trigonometric relationships in solving problems
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91261 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.6 - Apply algebraic methods in solving problems
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91262 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.7 - Apply calculus methods in solving problems
2
E
5
Y
A.S. 91264 v3 Mathematics and Statistics 2.9 - Use statistical methods to make an inference
2
I
4
Y
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

Disclaimer

Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.