Are you curious about current affairs? And engaged in environmental issues? If so, A Level Geography might be the perfect course for you. A Level Geography will fuel your curiosity and widen your perspective, as you investigate the workings of the physical world and the ways in which people interact with it.

Grade 5 in GCSE Maths and Grade 4 in GCSE Geography if taken. If GCSE Geography is not taken, then grade 4 in a GCSE Science will be essential.  General entry criteria also applies.

This diverse subject will see you learning about everything from inequalities in Latin American cities to the impact of climate change. Topics you’ll study include:

- Coastal environments
- Water and carbon cycles
- Contemporary urban environments
- Global systems and global governance
- A fieldwork based geographical investigation

On this engaging course, you will broaden your understanding of the world and your place in it. You’ll develop high level skills such as planning and organisation, and research and analysis, and explore an exciting range of contemporary issues affecting the world around us.

Guided by our team of knowledgeable teachers, you’ll explore current affairs and environmental issues on both a micro and macro scale. You will be encouraged to be think critically and regularly engage in debate as part of your learning, challenging your own views, as well as those of your peers.

This course is assessed by a mixture of examinations (80%) and coursework (20%). 

An A Level in Geography can aid progression to a huge range of university degrees. The skills you develop will also support a variety of industries. Some of our recent graduates have progressed to degrees and sectors linked to Travel and Tourism, Logistics, Environmental Sciences, Land Management and Planning.

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