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
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 Geography||Written exam||2h 30m||40%|
|2: Human Geography||Written exam||2h 30m||40%|
|3: Fieldwork Investigation||Fieldwork investigation||3000-4000 words||20%|
- Start Date: September 2024
- Awarding Body: AQA
- Study Mode: Full Time
- Course Length: 2 Years
Studying Geography at GCSE will help you with other GCSE and A-level subjects like History, English Literature, and Sociology.
Geography provides strong research and analytical skills, which are highly regarded by many employers. Areas you could go into include: Cartography, environmental consultancy, town planning, conservation, landscape architecture, geographical information systems, and even teaching!