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Geography - A-Level at St Aidan's Catholic Academy

Course description

Geography is a dynamic and relevant subject for all students.
It is a broad based academic subject which is well respected by employers. The subject
equips students with a broad range of personal learning and thinking skills such as teamwork,
independent enquiry and creative thinking - all highly valued by employers. Geography
graduates have one of the highest rates of graduate employment.
Geography A level is one of the eight ‘facilitating’ subjects, as identified by leading Russell Group
Universities, which are particularly effective in equipping students with the skills they need for a
large number of competitive University courses. It is an A level which is accepted in all
Universities on many different courses.
The course is modular. In year 12 you will study for the AS level and in year 13 you can continue
to study for the full A level. Geography is a popular subject at A level and deals with a wide
variety of topics and issues.
Fieldwork will be undertaken in both year 12 and year 13.

Entry requirements

This course is designed as a progression from GCSE Geography - it looks at themes studied at GCSE in greater detail. Students wishing to undertake an A-level in Geography should have a Grade B or above in Geography or C grade in English if Geography not studied.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Aidan's Catholic Academy directly.

Last updated date: 21 January 2016
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Key information

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