REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
- Develop a range of essential skills for Higher Education and the world of work.
- Study interesting content, which is relevant to any citizen in the 21st century.
- Through exciting topics, learners will understand the nature of physical and human geography whilst unpicking the debates surrounding the contemporary challenges facing the world today.
- You will develop analytical and note taking skills including fieldwork study visits.
WHAT YOU WILL STUDY
- Physical Geography: Dynamic Landscapes
- Tectonic processes
- Landscape Systems processes and change: either Glaciated Landscapes or Coastal landscapes
- 1 day minimum physical geography fieldwork
- Human Geography: Dynamic Places
- Shaping places: either regenerating places or Diverse Places
- 1 day minimum human geography fieldwork
- Physical Systems and Sustainability
- Water Cycle and Water insecurity
- Carbon cycle and energy security
- Climate Change Futures
- Human Systems and Geopolitics
- Global development and Connections either Health, Human rights and Intervention or Migration Identity and Sovereignty
HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED
Year 1 (AS) Paper 1: Physical Geography including fieldwork question 50%
Year 1 (AS) Paper 2: Human Geography including fieldwork question 50%
Year 2 (A Level) Paper 1: Physical Geography 30%
Year 2 (A Level) Paper 2: Human Geography 30%
Year 2 (A Level) Paper 3: Synoptic investigation 20%
Year 2 (A Level) Coursework 20%
Higher Education courses including Geography, Geology, Ecology, International Relations and Town Planning, for example. Apprenticeships and employment with a range of organisations such as the Environment Agency, HM Government, United Utilities, Peel Holdings and NGOs