Geography – A Level

Course Code: GEO-AL-1
Course Duration
2 Year
Course Type
Full Time
Campus/Location
Haybridge Road, Telford
Course Level
3
About the course

Ideal for those fascinated by global issues and current affairs, you’ll explore a huge variety of geographical elements, and discover physical geography – our environment, coastal systems and landscapes, along with urban and human elements. You will also design and complete an individual investigation, collecting data in the field and developing an exploration of your chosen issue. This investigation is worth 20% of your final grade, with the remainder made up from examinations.

Units/Topics:
– Tectonics Hazards
– Coastal environments
– Globalisation
– Regenerating places
– NEA Introduction
– Water cycle and insecurity
– Carbon cycle and insecurity
– Migration, identity and sovereignty
– Superpowers

Work placement opportunities:
Royal Geographical Society, Environment Agency, Soil Association, Government agencies

Progressing to: Higher education humanities courses. Can support many other study areas such as biology, business studies and economics.
Aspirational careers: Environmental consultant, landscape architect, cartographer, surveyor, tour guide, urban planner, conservation officer

5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 including English and maths. If taken at GCSE, a minimum grade 4 in geography. If GCSE geography has not been taken we’ll need to discuss your options with you

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Curriculum Area
7th Form (A Levels)
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