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Geology A level at Howard of Effingham School

Course description


  • Elements, minerals and rocks
  • Earth structure
  • Global tectonics
  • Surface processes: sedimentary environments and sedimentary rocks
  • Internal processes: igneous and metamorphic rocks
  • Evolution of the Earth
  • Earth materials and resources

And will include at least 2 of the following topics:

  • Planetary geology
  • The lithosphere
  • The stratigraphy of the British Isles
  • Quaternary geology
  • Critical resources
  • Geohazards
  • Basin analysis

Entry requirements

GCSE grade B Geography (if taken). If Geography not taken, Grade A in Dual Sciences or B in Single Sciences.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years


  • More information
    • Howard of Effingham School is the lead school for The Howard Partnership, a Surrey based Academy chain, originally formed from a federation of schools in 2007 and more recently converting to a Multi Academy Trust.