Specific Entry Requirements
Students must have a IGCSE/GCSE grade 5 or equivalent in Geography and preferably a minimum of 4 further passes including Maths and English Language.
There are 14 areas of study in the full A level syllabus over a two-year timescale.
For the AS syllabus in Year 1 study centres on the core aspects of physical and human Geography. These include:
- Atmosphere and Weather
- Rocks and Weathering
- Settlement Dynamics
For the A Level course in Year 2, additional topics covered are:
- Tropical Environments
- Coastal Environments
- Hazardous Environments
- Hot and Arid Environments
- Production Location and Change
- Environmental management
- Global Interdependence
- Economic Transition
How You Will Be Assessed
For the full A level there will be four 1 and a half hour examinations.
If the AS option is selected, 2 of these examinations will be at the end of Year 1.
University Courses and Career Paths
Following the study of Geography at A Level, degree level studies can be pursued in Geography, Humanities, Environmental Sciences, Surveying, Bio-Medical Sciences and more.