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Sixth Form Subjects

The Geography course will enable you to develop an understanding of inter-relationships between people and their environments; appreciate how places, environments and issues change and how people respond to these changes; develop research, investigative, ICT and presentation skills whilst learning about a wide range of interlinked contemporary global issues.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Students must have achieved a minimum of Grade 4 or above in both English and Mathematics and Grade C (equivalent) in at least 3 other GCSE/Level 2 qualifications.

Subject Specific Requirements

Grade 5 or above in GCSE Geography.

What will I do?

Our A level Geography have issues-based approaches and include exciting and engaging subject content about contemporary geographical themes and issues. Four days of fieldwork will be included across the two years.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Water and carbon cycles;
  • Hot desert systems and landscapes;
  • Coastal systems and landscapes;
  • Glacial systems and landscapes;
  • Natural hazards;
  • Ecosystems under stress;
  • Global systems and global governance;
  • Changing places;
  • Contemporary urban environments;
  • Populations and the environment;
  • Resource security;
  • Fieldwork investigations.

What careers would this be suitable for?

There are a wide variety of career options linked to further education in Geography. These include:

  • Planning and Environmental work;
  • Conservation;
  • Education;
  • Property Development;
  • Hydrology and Coastal Protection Management.

Geography is an up-to-date, dynamic and relevant course which involves itself in global issues, current affairs and environmental concerns.

Where can I find out more?

Last updated on November 07, 2018