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Geography : A Level at Regent College

Course description

This course is taught at Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth 1 College as part of our course partnership.

https://www.wqe.ac.uk/course/a-level/geography/

 

Course content

The world today……… How we manage the inequalities and poverty in the world, how we regenerate our urban environments to make them sustainable for 21st century living, how we deal with losing metres of coastline to erosion or flooding, how we predict and manage earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tropical storms. To complement these topics we will also study outside of the classroom as part of the fieldwork component. The geography course will stimulate your mind, challenge your perceptions and enhance your investigative and analytical skills. Search for the WQE twitter feed @WQEGeog to see interesting links to the topics we study.

 

Assessment

Examination

Financial information

Free to all home students.

Future opportunities

Geography provides students with an opportunity not only to develop detailed subject knowledge and understanding but also to develop proficiency in a wide range of transferable skills. These include data gathering and manipulation, enquiry work and decision making, independent research, statistical analysis, team work, essay writing, summarising and synthesising information, presentation, ICT, justification, reasoning, speaking and listening. All are applicable to a very wide range of careers. There is much more information about careers using geography on the Royal Geographical Society website at www.rgs.org/OurWork/Schools/CareersAndFurtherStudy/

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, please contact Regent College, Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth 1 College, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or your school/college Careers Staff.

www.regent-college.ac.uk

www.wqeic.ac.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 11 September 2018

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