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WJEC Level 3 Advanced Subsidiary GCE in Geography at Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr

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Course content

Geography suits students who: are enthusiastic about people, places and foreign countries; are interested in environmental changes; enjoy investigating topical issues and developing practical and fieldwork skills. Studying Advanced Level Geography will enable students to develop an understanding of the natural environment, deepen their understanding of different people and communities, together with a better appreciation of a broad range of environmental issues. The course will also provide the opportunity to apply key skills to real, relevant, and topical themes. Many employers seek the problem solving and decision-making skills acquired through the study of Geography. A range of learning experiences and extra curricular activities are used to make the teaching of Geography exciting and relevant. Teaching takes place inside and outside the classroom by: looking at documentary programmes; using the internet, text books, articles and current journals; using a variety of maps, photos and images. using ICT packages and new technologies such as GIS (geographical information systems) working in the field whilst investigating river processes and urban change attending lectures given by the Swansea Geographical Society.

Future opportunities

Geography can support a range of careers including architecture and surveying, conservation, leisure and tourism, meteorology, teaching, general management, and many more. In addition to this, the skills and techniques used in Geography can be applied to

Further information

Please see school 6th form prospectus

How to apply

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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