A Level Geography

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
Social Sciences
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 12
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

Geography is a highly relevant and flexible subject that deals with issues in the real world.  As such, it helps you to understand the increasingly complex world we live in and make sense of the issues we all face.  Geography also links well with other subjects in the Humanities or Sciences.

Exam Board: AQA

Details

Physical Geography: Water and carbon cycles, Coastal Systems and  landscapes and Hazards

Human Geography: Global systems and governance, Changing places
and Contemporary urban environments or Population and the environment

Geography Investigation: Students complete an individual investigation which must include data collected from fieldwork.  The individual investigation must be based on a question or issue defined or developed by the student   relating to any part of the specification.

 Books:

AQA Geography A2 student books, authored by Simon Ross, Bob Digby, Tim Bayliss, Lawrence Collins, Russell Chapman.  

CGP Revision Guides: A Level Geography (Exam board AQA) can be purchased from Amazon.


 

How will it be delivered?

Physical Geography: 2 hours 30 minutes examination. 96 marks. 40% of A Level.  

Human Geography: 2 hours 30 minutes examination. 96 marks. 40% of A Level

Geography Investigation: 3,000-4,000 words. 35 marks. 20% of A Level. 

Entry requirements

A-Level programme requires grade 6 in Geography and 2 sciences at GCSE and grade 5 in English Language GCSE.