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