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Geography AS & A Level at Foxford School and Community Arts College

Course description

Geography A Level is a stimulating and challenging subject which looks at a range of issues that are relevant to students in the modern world. Students are encouraged to develop enquiry skills and through the investigation of questions, issues and problems to gain an appreciation of the vital role that Geography has in the understanding and resolution of these scenarios.

Course content

Topics studies include: tectonics, coasts, water and carbon cycles, energy security, globalisation, super powers, regeneration, health, human rights, migration and identity. Geography also contains a synoptic exam, where you will bring together your knowledge and apply it to new situations.

Entry requirements

5 x A*-C grades at GCSE, including a minimum of a B (6) in English Language

Assessment

Geography has reintroduced an independent study. This will involve 4 days of fieldwork over the two years as well as writing up your enquiry for 20% of your A level final grade. This will give you a unique opportunity to get out into the field to investigate what is really going on around us.

Future opportunities

Geography is highly valued as a qualification by employers as it equips students with communication, numeracy and IT skills. At degree level it is one of the most sought after subjects by employers.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Foxford School and Community Arts College directly.

Last updated date: 16 January 2017
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