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Geography AS level at Beechwood School

Course description

The aims of this course are to allow students to develop and apply their understanding of geographical concepts and processes to understand and interpret our changing world. The course will also develop students’ awareness of the complexity of interactions within and between societies, economies, cultures and environments at scales from local to global.

Course content

Year 12

  • Topic 1: Tectonic Processes and Hazards
  • Topic 2: Landscape Systems, Processes and Change (Coastal Landscapes and Change)
  • Topic 3: Globalisation
  • Topic 4: Shaping Places (Regenerating Places or Diverse Places) Independent Investigation (after examinations have finished)

Future opportunities

A level Geography is required for a number of Science or environmental based careers. Having a Geography A level can be advantageous when applying for jobs in a variety of sectors, including environment and sustainability, physical systems, society, business, geographical techniques, development and global issues, settlement, travel, tourism, leisure and culture. Many graduates who have studied Geography are also enabled to enter into careers such as Law, Accountancy and Marketing.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year