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Geography at Newmarket Academy

Course description

Geography is the study of landforms and environments, the people who inhabit them and how they interact together. Geography is in a unique position, straddling the humanities and the sciences yet maintaining a strong academic and professional identity of its own.

Students should choose geography if they have an interest in the world, its peoples and environmental issues. This course will develop the skills of enquiry, planned research and fieldwork, teamwork, presentation, problem solving, data manipulation and analysis. 

Geography is a well repected discipline. More and more careers benefit from a geographical background from civil engineering to waste management and town planning to architecture. 

Topics covered include. coasts, bio-diversity, super powers, technology, water, rebranding, globalisation, natural hazards, energy and development. 

Course content

Unit 1: Global challenges 

Unit 2: Geographical investigations

Unit 3: Contested planet

Unit 4: Geographical research

Entry requirements

For more information on this course or entry requirement please contact Miss Gynn.

Assessment

Examination

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newmarket Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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