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Geography at James Calvert Spence College

Course description

AS geography involves the study of core geographical concepts along with contrasting themes of contemporary or environmental impact management and sustainability. Students will study; river processes, landforms and managing population change, coastal environments and energy issues. A second unit will be assessed covering a range of geographical skills, including investigative, cartographic, graphical, ICT and statistical skills.

A2 geography follows an issue based approach to contemporary geographical themes. Four topics will be covered; plate tectonics and associated hazards, world cities, development and globalisation and ecosystems change and challenge. The final element involves a fieldwork investigation.

Residential fieldwork is a key exciting aspect of Year 12 geography and students will get the opportunity to take part in a challenging project.

Entry requirements

Five GCSE subject passes grade A* - C to include either English or maths.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact James Calvert Spence College directly.

Last updated date: 02 June 2014

Key information

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