EXAM BOARD: AQA
Entry requirements: Grade 4 and above in 5 GCSE subjects (Grade 5 in English and Geography)
A Level Geography is a subject which explicitly engages with the relationship of human populations to each other over space and time and their relationship with their physical environment at a variety of scales from the local to the global. Students investigate a number of physical and human topics covering current world affairs.
All of the main aspects of geography are covered in the A Level Course, from Physical Geography including the Water and Carbon Cycles, Coastal Systems and Glaciers, Human Geography looking at the challenges caused by Resource Security and Urban Environments, and Fieldwork Investigations which is assessed through a Coursework Assignment.
Career opportunities: Geography is a subject that spans a wide range of disciplines. Possible pathways include university courses, and careers following in: hazard management, environmental management, teaching and lecturing, environmental science, management, town planning, climate research, travel and tourism… to name but a few!
Teachers: Miss Dandy and Miss Pollard