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Geography AS & A Level at Hampstead School

Course description

  • Unit 1: Tectonic processes and hazards, coastal landscapes and change, the water cycle and water insecurity and the carbon cycle and energy security (30%)
  • Unit 2: Globalisation, shaping places, superpowers, global developments and connections (30%)
  • Unit 3: Synoptic paper based on the themes of players, attitudes and actions, futures and uncertainties (20%)
  • Unit 4: Coursework – independent investigation (20%)

Entry requirements

Grade C in a Social Science GCSE (Geography, History, Leisure and Tourism, Religious Studies)

Future opportunities

Studying geography will prepare you for many forms of employment as well as further study. Studying geography enables students to be inspired by their geographical understanding, to engage critically with real work issues and places and to apply their geographical skills and theory to the world around them. Students will grow as independent thinkers and informed and engaged citizens, who understand their role and importance of geography as one of the key disciplines relevant to understanding the world’s changing peoples, places and environments. This is applicable to a wide range of employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 January 2017
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