A Level Geography

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Geography
Code GG2A23S
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3

Overview

If you are interested in the world around you and want to know about how and why things happen, then Geography is the subject for you. You will mix physical and human geography to understand what makes things happen across the UK and the world.

Details

Topics you will study: 

Year 1:

• Tectonic plates and coasts 
• Globalisation and regeneration 

Year 2:
• Water and carbon cycles 
• Superpowers, migration and Identify 
There is also an independent investigation in the second year.

How will it be delivered?

20% Coursework
80% Examination

Entry requirements

General entry criteria apply plus a GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade 5. Grade 4 in GCSE Geography if taken. If GCSE Geography is not taken, then Grade 4 or above in a GCSE Science will be considered.

Your next steps...

Many careers require a range of employability skills, eg. team working, data analysis, communications and problem solving, these are all developed through the study of Geography. This makes Geography a great choice for students who have not decided in a career yet and want to keep options open. Some example careers include: Market research, Logistics manager, environmental consultant.

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