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Geography A Level at City of Bristol College

Course description

This course is a balance between physical and human geography, though some specialism is possible in the second year. We cover contemporary and traditional geography

Course content

- Fieldwork is an integral part of the course, including day trips to Bristol, Mendips, Sand Bay and Berrow Sands
- Two residential trips: one in the first year to Devon for three days and one trip in the second year to Dartmoor, also for three days
- Optional trips to New York and Washington DC
- An emphasis on the dynamic nature of geography
- Topics include climate change, migration, sustainability, sweatshops, tectonics and much more

Entry requirements

- 6 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and maths
- We will accept GCSE merit in place of one of the GCSE passes at grade C or above
- GCSE geography is preferred, but is not essential.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Bristol College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2015
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    • Situated in the city centre, this College centre is right next to College Green, the harbourside, and Park Street. Facilities at the centre include:

      • Training kitchen and restaurant
      • Creative and media studios
      • Science and computing labs
      • Air cabin training room
      • Study Centre

      College Green Centre is home to our Sixth Form Academy, with around 1,200 full-time students studying vocational qualifications. There are also around 400 A Level students based here.

      Courses available for adult learners include:

      • Job seekers – including ESOL, employability and vocational training
      • Professional IT and business training for adults
      • Foundation Degrees in subjects such as Photography, Graphic Design and Media

      There are plenty of trips, events and sporting activities to help you make friends and make the most out of College.

      And the central location means you’re never far from amenities such as the Watershed, At-Bristol, M Shed, Central Library and Bristol Museum and Art Gallery.