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Geography AS and A2 Level at Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

Where are floods most likely to occur? How is the population changing in different regions of the world? How can conflicts about use of resources be managed? These and many more issues will be considered by students.

We aim to develop an appreciation of the dynamic nature of contemporary Geography. The A-level course builds upon the learning established at GCSE, including both familiar and new topics. Students will research information, solve problems and conduct practical fieldwork.

Students will have the opportunity to take part in various fieldwork activities. Fieldwork studies will be analysed in preparation for written examination as assessment is 100% by written examination.

Course content

Geography at Bournside ensures coverage of both human and physical processes, issues and debates. Geography keeps doors open with students gaining humanities, literacy, numerical and scientific skills.
 

Entry requirements

Students must have achieved a grade C at GCSE in Geography.

Assessment

Fieldwork studies will be analysed in preparation for written examination as assessment is 100% by written examination.

Future opportunities

Geography students are able to apply their skills to achieve success in many different careers including commerce, scientific services, planning, travel, tourism, journalism, development, environmental management and conservation.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2016
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