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Geography A-level CRE at Invictus Sixth Form

Course description

AQA A Level is a natural progression for those who enjoyed and succeeded with AQA GCSE Geography. It continues to develop and challenge students thinking about the world and our place within it.

Fieldwork is a compulsory element of the course which means students will have to opportunity to put theory to the text and get outside the classroom (this also means some costs)

“Our new specification will excite your students’ minds, challenge perceptions and stimulate their investigative and analytical skills. Whilst new units have been added to reflect the world today, you’ll see it’s retained much of the topics you and your students enjoy, including hazards and population.” – AQA

Course content

• Water & Carbon Cycles

• Coastal Landscapes & Environments

• Hazards

• Global Systems & Governance

• Changing Places

• Population & the Environment

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade B Geography.

Assessment

Physical Geography Examination paper, 2hrs30, 40% of A Level

Human Geography examination paper, 2hrs30, 40% of A Level

Fieldwork Investigation - Coursework, 20% of A Level.

Future opportunities

Geography is a highly regarded academic subject as it combines both the physical and social sciences together. It utilises a variety of key learning skills which universities and/or employers are looking for.

Further information

Paul Carine – Geography teacher

pcarine@crestwood-s.dudley.sch.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 October 2017
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