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Geography A Level Wjec at Sir John Hunt Community Sports College

Course description

AS (2 units)
G1 1 hour 30 minutes Written Paper 75 marks (100 UMS)
Unit title: Changing Physical Environments
Two Themes
 Investigating climate change
 Investigating tectonic and hydrological change
Three structured questions with stimulus material, one of which tests
research/fieldwork
G2 1 hour 30 minutes Written Paper 75 marks (100 UMS)
Unit Title: Changing Human Environments
Two Themes
 Investigating population change
 Investigating settlement change
Three structured questions with stimulus material, one of which tests
research/fieldwork

A LEVEL (the above plus a further 2 units)
G3 2 hours 15 minutes Written Paper 75 marks (120 UMS)
Unit title: Contemporary Themes and Research in Geography
Section A – 1 hour 30 minutes
Two essays - one from each of the two contemporary themes. One theme
selected from three physical options and one theme selected from three
human options. A choice from two questions for each theme.
Section B – 45 minutes
For each of 10 themes, there will be a topic area set by the Board in
December (January series) and May (June series) of the preceding year.
Candidates design and carry out a research enquiry based on their chosen
theme and prescribed topic area. This will be assessed by a two-part question
based on research enquiry and the findings of their research. This question
will be given out after 1 hour 30 minutes when Section A is handed in.
G4 1 hour 45 minutes Written Paper 80 marks (80 UMS)
Unit title: Sustainability
Sustainable Food Supply
Sustainable Water Supply
Sustainable Energy
Sustainable Cities
Pre-release material in December and May prior to the examination for a
Decision Making Exercise

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir John Hunt Community Sports College directly.

Last updated date: 11 November 2014

Key information

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

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