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A Level Geography at Conyers School

Course description

AS - Course & Module Description

ModuleAssessment MethodValue (%)

AS 1

Unit 1

Exam in June

AS Physical and Human Geography

Physical Core - Rivers, Floods and Management

Physical Option - Coastal Environments

Human Core - Population Change

Human Option - Health Issues

Examination (2 hours)

Structured short and extended questions

70% of AS

(35% of A2)

AS 1

Unit 2

Exam in June

Geographical Skills

Fieldwork enquiry skills

Geographical skills

Examination

Structured skills and generic research/fieldwork questions

30% of AS

(15% of A2)

A2 - Course & Module Description

ModuleAssessment MethodValue (%)

A2

Unit 3

Exam in June

Contemporary Geographical Issues

Plate tectonics and associated hazards

Ecosystems; challenge and change

Development and globalisation

Contemporary conflicts and challenges

Examination (2½ hours)

Structured short, extended questions and an essay

30% of A2

A2

Unit 4a

Exam in June

Geographical Fieldwork Investigation

Examination (1½ hours)

Structured short and extended questions based on candidates own fieldwork investigation

20% of A2

What next?

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 November 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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