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Geology at Poole Grammar School

Course description

In the first year (AS) you will cover units in Global Tectonics, Rocks - Processes and Products, and Practical Skills in Geology 1.

In the second year (A2) the course covers Environmental Geology; Evolution of Life, Earth and Climate; and Practical Skills in Geology 2.

In addition to aptitudes in science, numeracy and communication skills, an enthusiasm for outdoor work would be advisable; also desirable would be an interest in, or curiosity in, the physical environment, landscape and natural processes, including the greatest forces operating on our planet. Geology may provide many opportunities to travel throughout the world and, rarely, beyond!

Entry requirements

Places on AS Level courses can, subject to available places, normally be offered to applicants who meet the minimum course requirements. These are usually based on the applicant’s best 8 GCSE results, including English and Mathematics, with a minimum of 344 points, with an A* A or B grade in the subjects chosen - or a related discipline, namely, B in Maths and BB in Science

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years