Geology – A Level

Course Code: GLG-AL-1

Course Duration

2 Year

Course Type

Full Time


Haybridge Road, Telford

Course Level


About the course

If you have an interest in the history, evolution and future of our planet, and the challenges of finding solutions to 21st century climate change, this is for you. You’ll learn about the earth’s structure and make-up, take part in field studies and experiments, discover about geohazards and how analysis of fossils can chart the evolution of our planet. On this very practical course, you will also explore ways in which the challenges of flooding and heatwaves can be tackled by building scientific expertise.

Work placement opportunities:
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Forestry Commission, British Field Studies Council, National Trust properties

Progressing to:
University studies with geology, environmental science, geophysics or geochemistry degrees, or environmental/geological survey jobs

Aspirational careers:
Environmental scientist, laboratory technician, geologist, archaeologist, hydrologist, and senior posts with the British Geological Survey, or Environment Agency

5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 including English and maths, plus 2 GCSEs in science

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Curriculum Area
7th Form (A Levels)
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