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Geography AS/A2 at Stanborough School

Course description

Students will study the main components of Physical and Human Geography and how they inter-relate. The relevance of geographical analysis to understanding and solving human and environmental problems will be covered. Contemporary issues studied include climate change, sustainability, resource exploitation and the challenges created by population change. Knowledge, understanding and a range of key geographical skills are taught through a variety of means with an emphasis on discussion and debate. Field trips help bring processes to life as well as enrich Sixth Form life. Geography can be studied as either an Arts or a Science subject at University and provides a bridge between these two disciplines. The subject also helps form the basis of more advanced study in numerous areas including Conservation Studies, Geology, Resource Management, Estate Management, Ecology and Planning. Geography is a respected subject by employers and universities for creating students with a broad range of skills and knowledge.

Entry requirements

A*-C at GCSE, equivalent or similar subject.APS: 40 or above

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stanborough School directly.

Last updated date: 16 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years