Geography Edexcel Advanced GCE at Chiswick School
Geography A Level covers four units: Dynamic Landscapes focusing on the meaning, causes, impacts and management of a range of physical landscapes and how our physical landscape influences and challenges our lives; Dynamic Places which focuses on meaning, causes impacts and management of a range of human concepts and how we can influence global challenges through our own lives. Decision Making comprises a synoptic unit which will be based on a contemporary geographical issue set in a real place-based context. Unit 4, Independent Investigation gives an opportunity for students to create their own geographical investigation. The student defines a question or issue for investigation and uses fieldwork and research to write an investigation report of 3000-4000 words (20% of the A Level)
5 A*-C grades including 4 or 5 in Maths and English Language if part of a Mixed Pathway or 8 A*-C including 4 or 5 in Maths and English Language if part of a A Level Pathway. B grade or grade 6 in the A level chosen to study.
Geography is recognised as a core A-level by the Russell Group of universities. It encourages students to engage with a range of important global issues and develops transferable skills that universities and employers value highly whether you go on to be a marine biologist, a teacher or a travel writer.
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How to apply
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