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Geography A Level at Haverstock School

Course description

Geography helps us make sense of a rapidly changing world. You will learn about the physical and human challenges that face us in the future and how we can adapt to cope. You will attend a number of trips to experience real geography.

Course content

AS and A2

Unit 1: The world at risk; natural hazards, climate change and tackling global warming going global; globalisation, immigration and migration, population issues.
Unit 2: Crowded coasts; how are coastal areas changing, how can we best manage coastal areas. Rebranding places; how areas rebrand themselves (kings cross, the olympics)
Unit 3: Contested planet; how we use & exploit the world’s resources; water, energy, technology, political powers, ecosystems under threat.
Unit 4: Geographical research; health and pollution

Entry requirements

6+ GCSEs A*–C including a B in English and a humanities subject.

Future opportunities

University – geography can be used to apply for both arts and science courses Jobs – studying geography teaches you to analyse text, numbers and use them to make decisions. Therefore employers from a diverse range of sectors will value your skills. These include law, accountancy, town planning, environmental science, engineering, computer science.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 June 2016
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