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Geography A Level at Blenheim High School

Course description

First Year:

  • Coastal Systems and Landscapes
  • Hazards
  • Changing Places
  • Geographical Fieldwork Investigation and Skills

Second Year:

  • Water and Carbon Cycle
  • Global Systems and Global Governance
  • Resource Security
  • Geographical Fieldwork Investigation (Coursework)

Assessment

AS

Unit 1

1½ hour exam

Physical geography and people and the environment

50% of AS-Level

Unit 2

1½ hour exam

Human geography and geography fieldwork investigation

50% of AS-Level

A2

Unit 1

2½ hour exam

Physical geography

40% of A-Level

Unit 2

2½ hour exam

Human geography

40% of A-Level

Unit 3

Coursework report

Geography fieldwork investigation

20% of A-Level

Future opportunities

You can do pretty much anything with Geography!  A Geography degree would lay a good foundation for jobs such as surveying, accounting, teaching, law, banking and finance and many, many more opportunities!

Further information

Students will go on a residential field trip to Yorkshire for four days, and there will also be various trips during the two years to increase data collection methods.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 November 2017
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Key information

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

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