Geography – AS and A level
Grade B or above in Geography. If you have not studied Geography at GCSE and would like to at AS, contact the Head of Humanities.
AS/A2 Course outline
- Unit 1: Physical Geography including water and carbon cycles, either hot desert environments and their margin or coastal systems and landscapes.
- Unit 2: Human Geography global systems and global governance, changing places and either contemporary urban environments or population and the environment or resource security.
- Unit 3: Geographical investigation: Students complete an individual investigation which must include data collected in the field. The individual investigation must be based on a question or issue defined and developed by the student.
You could progress on to higher level study in humanities or a relevant scientific degree, such as environmental sciences, or alternatively enter employment. Roles in employment would include working for companies like Thames Water, The Environment Agency or local government as a Cartographer, Environmental Consultant, Transport Planner or Town Planner.