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Geology AS/A2 at Notley High School and Braintree sixth form

Course description

This subject will offer students the opportunity to study geological processes that operate at and below the Earth's surface, the evidence of past life and the uses made of geological materials. Through this specification students will also cover the processes and products that form our planet and its rocks. 

Geology applies physical, chemical and biological principles to the investigation of the Earth. The course stresses the importance and relevance of geology to everyday life, technological applications and social, economic and environmental issues. As part of a broad A-level programme, the course compliments science courses or provides a contrasting course within humanities.

Entry requirements

No previous knowledge of Geology is required.  Students would be expected to have a good level of achievement in a range of GCSE courses including English, Science, Mathematics and Humanities.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Notley High School and Braintree sixth form directly.

Last updated date: 31 March 2015

Key information

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