Geography

Entry Requirements:

At least 5 GCSEs graded 9-5 including English and Maths at a grade 4. A 4 or above in Sciences in preferred.

Why Should You Take This Course?

“The study of Geography is about more than just memorising places on a map. It’s about understanding the complexity of our world, appreciating the diversity of cultures that exists across continents. And in the end, it’s about using all that knowledge to help bridge divides and bring people together.” Barack Obama.

Course Content

  • Students studying Geography at A Level will acquire an array of skills including graphicacy, cartography, literacy and numeracy. Topics include: Water and carbon cycles
  • Hazards
  • Coastal systems and landscapes
  • Global systems and global governance
  • Changing places
  • Contemporary urban environments

How will I be assessed?
Assessment at A Level comprises a range of styles including short answer and extended prose. Students will be examined in two exams (80%) and a geographical investigation (20%). Fieldwork is an essential part of the course with four days in the field. This is a compulsory part of this two-year programme.

Are there any special expenses?
There will be a cost for fieldwork in both years. There may also be a residential visit during the course. It is essential to have appropriate clothing and footwear for all trips.

What could I do next?
Many of our students continue their geographical studies at Higher Education. Some study Geography by itself or use it in related subjects. Others study a Geography related course such as Development Hazard Management or Environmental Science.


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