You will learn about how we shape the world we live in and how we can manage the big issues facing humanity, such as population growth, climate change and increasing demand for limited resources such as water.
You will learn about the geography of the local area, in the UK and around the world. You will explore new human environments such as world mega-cities, alongside dynamic physical environments such as those created by earthquakes and volcanoes.
Fieldwork is an important part of the course, and you will have the opportunity to carry out your own study allowing you to develop a wide range of skills which are valued by employers and universities.
A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.
Examinations and fieldwork investigations.
Geography is an extremely versatile subject which is a valuable foundation for Science, Humanities and Arts subjects at Higher Education. Geography students are highly sought after both by Universities and employers due to the unique range of skills they develop and their in depth understanding of the world. There are a wide range of University courses which value Geography as an A Level and the subject is particularly useful for students interested in further study, or work, in the areas of journalism, travel and tourism, civil engineering, surveying, environmental science, environmental law, economics, architecture, local and central government, the police, global development, scientific research and meteorology.
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