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Course title: Statistics

Exam board: Pearson Edexcel

Available grades: 9 – 1 (as per other GCSEs)

Content overview: The course is split into,

  • The collection of data
  • Processing, representing and analysing data
  • Probability 
Assessment: Students sit 2 papers, both of which are 1 hour and 30 minutes.They are each worth 50% of the qualification, with a total of 80 marks to achieve per paper. 

Skills required to be successful: Applying mathematical theory to real life contentUse formula accuratelyCalculate probabilitiesInterpret and analyse data

Further study links: A level Maths
A level Statistics

Career opportunities:

Careers that involve or include the study of,

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Business Studies
  • Geography
  • Research 
  • Teaching
  • Journalism
  • Accountancy/banking/finance
  • Statistician
  • Data/sport/medicine analyst