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Geography AS & A Level at Sir John Deane's College

Course description

Geography is a diverse, topical and exciting subject to study and students are very employable, developing life-long skills that relate to big issues such as the environment, preserving the world’s precious resources and cultural understanding. Whether you’ve studied it at GCSE or not, Geography could be the right subject for you. It is a great general subject and keeps your future options open.

Course content

Geography students develop the skills that employers are looking for including the ability to combine scientific principles with economic awareness, environmental concern and an appreciation and tolerance of people’s attitudes.

During the course you will study climate change and population change, physical geography, such as coasts, development and sustainability, food, water and energy supplies.

Assessment

Your work is assessed by written examination and coursework.

Financial information

You will get to enjoy some great field trips and our recent visits have included some great locations from Manchester to Iceland.

Future opportunities

Many of our students continue their studies in Higher Education. Some study Geography by itself or combine it with another subject as a Joint Honours degree. Others study a Geography related course such as environmental management, American studies or town planning. The list is almost endless. Whatever your chosen path after A Levels, Geography will provide you with opportunities to develop those all-important key skills that are appreciated by universities and employers.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir John Deane's College directly.

Last updated date: 21 November 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years
  • Web url: www.sjd.ac.uk

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