Geography AS/A Level at New College Durham
This subject complements a variety of other AS/A2 Level courses including Biology, Environmental Studies and Psychology. Career opportunities are many and varied from Meteorology to Environmental Management, Town Planning to Mineral Exploration and any vocation that requires an ability to organise and present information in a coherent way.
At AS Level you will study both physical and human processes such as:
- The study of physical environments including rivers and cold environments
- Human issues relating to population and health
Each topic is linked to fieldwork and aims to provide you with a range of skills to appreciate and understand the Earth as an integrated system in which all our actions have a knock-on effect.
At A2 Level you will investigate the following topics:
- Plate Tectonics
- Development and Globalisation
- World cities
This will be complemented by a range of fieldtrips, which will enhance your understanding of the Earth and its interrelated systems.
To study with us you will need a minimum of 5 GCSE A*-C which must include GCSE Mathematics and GCSE English. A grade C or above in GCSE Geography is preferable but not essential.
This A Level, in combination with other subjects, provides you opportunity for further study of Geography or related subjects in Higher Education.Related careers
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Durham directly.