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Geography at Moorlands Sixth Form College

Course description

Edexcel

The aim of the course is to develop skilled and sucessful geographers.  The specification covers a wide range of contemporary themes and issues so students can underand the world around us and what could impact its future.

 

Course content

  • Dynamic landscapes - tectonic processes and hazards, landscape systems, processes and change.  Choice of either; glacial landscapes and change or coastal landscapes and change.
  • Dynamic places - globilization, shaping palces and a choice of either; regenerating places or diverse places.
  • Fieldwork - 4 days minimum
  • Physical systems and sustainability - the water cycle and water insecurity, the carbon cycle and energy security
  • Human systems and geopolitics - superpowers, global development and connections and then choice of health, human rights and intervention or migration, identity and sovereignty

 

Entry requirements

Minimum of 5 higher grades at GCSE including English and maths.

It is an advantage to have achieved a grade B at GCSE; however candidates without prior knowledge could be accepted.

Assessment

Examination and coursework

Future opportunities

In the past students have gone onto careers in : Quantity Surveying, Urban Planning, Teaching, HM Forces and the Environment Agency, to name just a few.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Moorlands Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 05 December 2016
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