Geography A Level at Bacon's College
Studying Geography allows students to make sense of and explain their own environment as well as topical global issues such as Natural Disasters, Economic Crisis, Migration and Globalisation. Geography allows students to develop research, analytical and organisational skills and makes you aware of other cultures and societies at different levels of development.
Students should have an interest in learning about physical and human environments around them at a variety of different scales, how they are changing, the causes of these changes, people’s response to these changes and the interrelationships that occur between them. An interest in learning about current environmental, political, cultural and economic issues is essential.
AS-Level ;Managing Physical Environments ,Managing Change in Human Environments.
A2-Level: Global Issues - Environmental and Economic Issues, Geographical Skills - Data Collection and Fieldwork.
Students must achieve 5 A*-C grades at GCSE, including English Language and Mathematics. You must have a ‘B’ grade in GCSE Geography to be able to study this subject.
Exams and fieldwork.
Most universities offer Geography degrees in different geographical disciplines such as the environment, economy, politics, ecology development and tourism, so courses can be picked which complement your individual interests. Beyond university, potential careers include urban planning, civil engineering, architecture, regional development, environmental and ecological work, travel and tourism and teaching, as well as many others directly related to your degree courses.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bacon's College directly.