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Geography A Level at St Francis Xavier 6th Form College (SFX College)

Course description

Modern geographical studies include coverage of issues like globalisation, development, sustainability, hazard management and resources depletion. We also cover the use of modern technology, such as Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

Entry requirements

In addition to our Programme Entry Requirements, applicants must also meet specific Course Entry Requirements:

Grade B in English Language and Grade C in Maths.


Assessment is examination based, there is an internally assessed fieldwork component in Year 2.

Future opportunities

Geography is a ‘top ten’ subject – it is high on the list of preferred subjects for admission to university, even if you are not sure that you want to study geography beyond A level.

You will develop a range of transferable skills for many courses. Environmental and resource management are growth areas, as is planning and GIS.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Francis Xavier 6th Form College (SFX College) directly.

Last updated date: 09 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September


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    • St Francis Xavier College is the most accessible Catholic Sixth Form College in London, with underground travel taking approximately 15 minutes from Waterloo, London Bridge, Victoria or Morden.

      Travel to the College is possible by:

      Nearest station (two minutes walk to the College) is Clapham South on the Northern Line. Change at London Bridge for the Jubilee Line.

      50: Croydon - Stockwell
      155: Tooting - Elephant & Castle
      355: Mitcham - Brixton
      G1: Norbury - Clapham Junction
      249: Balham - Crystal Palace - Penge
      315: Balham - Tulse Hill

      National Rail/Overground:
      Nearest stations are Balham and Clapham High Street.