Geography

A Level

Overview

An incredibly flexible and wide-ranging subject, Geography is ideally suited to students who are interested in the many factors which affect our planet and how we live. It allows us to appreciate how and why both smaller and larger changes occur, and how we need to adapt as a result.

Assessment:

Exam (80%) Investigation (20%)

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements, plus Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics. 

Exam board: AQA
Costs:

£36 for textbooks plus £80 per year for compulsory field trips. 

Programme leader:

Sandra Wickens

Course structure

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Careers

There are various options for students considering a career in the field of Geography including urban planning and community development, cartography, GIS, Climatology, environmental management and research. Students may consider direct entry into related employment.

Higher education

A key subject for students planning to continue on to university to study subjects including geography, conservation, geology and environmental science.

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