Geography is the study of the world around us and the human impact upon it. It considers the physical and human influences that shape and style our world. The course offers the opportunity to exercise and develop geographical skills, including observation, measurement and geospatial mapping skills, through a range of case studies and fieldwork.
At a glance: Geography A Level
Specific Entry Requirements: Grade 6 in Geography or English Language.
Teacher to contact: Mrs Sarah McManus
Is this the course for you? Are you interested in: The challenges facing the environment? Fieldwork and research?
Progression: Universities and all employers value the range of skills acquired from studying Geography. Careers include town and country planning, chartered surveying, civil engineering, environmental and hazard management, local government, law, commerce, media, civil service, charity organisations at global, national and local level, journalism and teaching.
Teaching Methods: Interactive teaching including: group work, paired collaborations, individual and independent study discussion, presentations, debates, analysis of resources.
Exam Board: OCR