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Geography A Level at Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College

Course description

There has never been a better or more important time to study Geography. With growing interest in issues such as climate change, migration, environmental degradation and social cohesion. Geography is one of the most relevant courses you could choose to study. Geographers are also highly employable. Whatever your passion for the world, fascination with landscapes or concerns about inequality geography will provide you with knowledge and transferable skills that will rewards you personally and advance you professionally.

Course content

Unit 1: This includes, the meaning, causes, impacts and management of global challenges. How we can influence global challenges through our own lives . There are 2 compulsory topics that form this unit; 

  • Topic 1: world at risk Natural hazards – including why some places are more at risk than others Climate change - concerns, impacts and strategies
  • Topic 2: Going Global Globalisation and it effects on peoples lives Groupings of nations and levels of power Understanding the pattern of population change in the UK. Migration changing the face of the EU Urbanisation and consequences Social and environmental consequences of globalisation.

Unit 2: A closer look at how physical and human influences lives and can be managed. Both the human and physical topics are compulsory.

  • Topic 1 (physical): Crowded coasts reveals how increasing development is testing our ability to manage these valued environments.
  • Topic 2 (human): Rebranding Places focuses on how we need to re-image and regenerate rural and urban places, using appropriate strategies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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