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Geography AS & A Level at Bishop Ullathorne Catholic School

Course description

If you choose to study Geography at A level, you will gain a truly global view of the world in which we live.

Course content

Global challenges
An introduction to a range of global hazards which threaten some parts of the world more than others. Focus is on climate change and global warming. Going Global brings together today’s rapid economic changes which are impacting unfairly on people across the globe.

Geographical investigations
A closer look at how physical and human issues influence lives and can be managed. Students will choose one physical and one human topic.

Contested planet
The use and management of resources is a key issue for Geography in today’s world. Many resources are finite and rising consumption means that difficult decisions will have to be taken more frequently. Topics include: energy security; biodiversity under treat; superpower geographies, bridging the development gap; the technological mix.

Geographical research
Options range from those with a strong physical Geography focus to those concerned with more environmental, social and cultural elements.

Entry requirements

You must have a grade B in GCSE Geography or a grade B in either English, History or Religious EducaƟon.

Future opportunities

Many careers require an understanding and appreciation of how different cultures cope with the changing demands we place on the world around us. Understanding how we can plan for the future to live and survive sustainably is a key challenge for us and Geography will give you the skills needed for this.

Further information

For further information, please contact Mr Challis ‐ Head of Geography

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Ullathorne Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 08 November 2016
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