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Geography A Level at Hornsey School for Girls

Course description

Students will investigate a range of exciting global issues.

AS Level
Unit 1: Global Challenges. Students will look at the meaning, causes and impacts of a number of headline global issues including hazards, climate change, the challenge of even development and the role of globalisation.
Unit 2: Geographical Investigations. How human and physical issues affect lives and can be managed in urban areas and during weather events. Students will undertake 2-3 fieldwork opportunities for this unit.

A2 Level
Unit 3: Congested Planet. Students will learn about the use and management of the world's resources.
Unit 4: Geographical Research. Students will choose to research a topic from a range of given subjects.

Entry requirements

Students wishing to take Geography A Level will require a grade C GCSE in Geography.


This course is assessed by two exams in each year covering the range of subjects taught at AS and A2 Level. At AS Unit 2 is a fieldwork exam and students will be examined on their understanding of the topics and their analysis of fieldwork they have carried out.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 September 2016
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