Geography at Prospect School
A level Geography is contemporary, issues based approach to the subject. You will need to be willing to take part in interesting discussions, attend a number of field visits (including a residential where possible) to enhance your geographical knowledge and understanding, develop your own ideas on environmental issues of a local, national and international nature and create your own independent study project.
- GCSE English and Maths at grade 5 or above
- GCSE Geography at grade C or above
- Two other GCSE grades at C or above
- 80% Written examination
- 20% coursework based upon fieldwork study
Geography offers opportunities for many career paths and as a “facilitating subject” as defined by the leading Russell Group of universities is well regarded by institutions of higher education and employers. Careers for geographers split into the following broad groups: leisure & culture; travel; environment & sustainability; the business world; development & global issues; settlement & planning (e.g. housing manager, town planner); social occupations (e.g. teacher, HR, market research); physical systems (e.g. hydrologist) and
occupations based on geographical techniques (e.g. cartography, developing GIS).
Handling and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data
Use and understand a range of methodological approaches to primary and secondary fieldwork
Use and understand a range of statistical tests
Synthesise and evaluate contrasting arguments
Critical thinking and problem solving
Communication skills, literacy and oracy
Numeracy skills and data handling
Cultural understanding and empathy
How to apply
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