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Geography A Level at Hendon School

Course description

Geography and the world we study is ever-changing. The geography A level qualification focuses on fundamental processes, reflects the world around us and seeks to foster an understanding of what could impact its future. The course builds on popular topics and introduces new issues such as migration, identity and sovereignty to enable students to make sense of the issues and challenges the global community faces.

Future opportunities

Geography is a broad academic subject which is regarded as a “facilitating subject” by Russell Group Universities.Most geography graduates are numerate, literate, good team workers, can think analytically and critically, have cultural agility, are socially and environmentally aware, and wider experience as a result of fieldwork. Geography is highly regarded by employers,74% of geography graduates earn a starting salary of more than £20,000 per year, above the overall average of 70% (RGS, 2013).

There isn’t such a thing as a ‘geography job’ but geography graduates enter a wide range of career areas and industries. Geography gives you excellent transferable skills, and acts as a very good bridge between traditional arts and sciences subject divisions.

Further information

Skills / Aptitudes required to be successful in this course:

Good written ability and a commitment to reading challenging but stimulating material would ensure good progress. The independent learner would excel in this course as there is a wealth of real life scenarios developing daily and reported in the media.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hendon School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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