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Geography A Level at New College Telford

Course description

If you have an interest in the environment, enjoy finding out your own answers and are interested in global issues and current affairs, then this course could suit you.

Course content

This course covers subjects such as physical geography, people and the environment, coastal systems and landscapes, human geography, hazards and contemporary urban environments. Students complete an individual investigation which must include data collected in the field. This investigation must be based on a question or issue defined and developed by the student, relating to any part of the specification content. Assessment is exam based.

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at grades A* to C including English Language. If taken at GCSE, a minimum grade C in Geography. If GCSE Geography has not been taken we'll need to discuss your options with you.

Future opportunities

Geography is a popular option at A Level and many students go on to study related subjects at university. The skills developed during the course enable students to move into a wide range of occupations, including marketing and town planning. Geography graduates are highly employable and many now specialise in growth areas such as environmental and transport management.

Further information

Geography combines well with many other subjects, but there are particularly strong links with Economics, Biology and History. Many students also choose to broaden their study base by choosing to study Geography to complement studies in Mathematics, English and Modern Languages.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Telford directly.

Last updated date: 13 December 2016
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Chris Wain
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01952 641892
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