Geology

A Level

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

  • To develop a range of essential skills for Higher Education and the world of work.
  • You will learn about the nature of physical and human geography whilst unpicking the debates surrounding the challenges facing the world today.
  • You will develop analytical and note taking skills including fieldwork study visits.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Tectonic processes, Landscape Systems processes and change: either Glaciated Landscapes or Coastal landscapes with a minimum one day of fieldwork. Globalisation, Water Cycle and Water insecurity, Carbon cycle and energy security, Climate Change Futures, Superpowers. Global development and Connections either Health, Human rights and Intervention or Migration Identity and Sovereignty.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

Year 1 (AS) – two exams

Year 2 (A Level) – 80% exams, 20% coursework

 

PROGRESSION

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.