Course Content

A Level Geography will develop your knowledge of locations, places, processes and environments, at all geographical scales from local to global. You will analyse the complexity of people–environment interactions and appreciate how these underpin understanding of some of the key issues facing the world today. You will develop as critical and reflective learners, be able to articulate opinions, suggest relevant new ideas and provide evidenced arguments.

Component 1: Physical Geography

  • Water and carbon cycles
  • Coastal systems and landscapes
  • Hazards

Component 2: Human Geography

  • Global systems and global governance
  • Changing places
  • Contemporary Urban Environments

Component 3: Fieldwork Investigation

Candidates independently plan, analyse and evaluate their chosen investigation.

1: Physical GeographyWritten exam2h 30m40%
2: Human GeographyWritten exam2h 30m40%
3: Fieldwork InvestigationFieldwork investigation3000-4000 words20%

Key Info

  • Start Date: September 2024
  • Awarding Body: AQA
  • Study Mode: Full Time
  • Course Length: 2 Years

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