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Geography A Level at Eaton Bank Academy

Course description

Geography is highly valued by universities as an A Level choice. The Russell Group report published in 2013 names geography as one of the eight facilitating subjects. This is a subject most likely to be required or preferred for entry to degree courses and choosing facilitating subjects will keep more options open to you at university.
 
If you:
 
Want to learn in a wide variety of ways such as by using maps, GIS skills, data analysis, photos, videos, podcasts.
 
Want to frame your own questions using higher level thinking skills
 
Are interested in current affairs
 
Want to study a subject that is relevant to your own life and experiences
 
Are concerned about the pressures on the planet
 
Want to broaden your A Level studies to cover both arts and sciences
 
Enjoy travel and finding out about people, places,landscapes and events.
 
.... then Advanced Geography is for you!

Course content

Water and carbon cycles
Coastal systems and landscapes
Hazards
Human Geography
Global Systems and global governance
Changing Places
Population and the Environment
Geographical Investigation
Fieldwork leading to Geographical Investigation

Assessment

Physical Geography – Written exam – 2 hours 30 minutes. 40%
Human Geography – Written exam – 2 hours 30 minutes. 40 %
Geographical Investigation – 3000 - 4000 words 20%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Eaton Bank Academy directly.

Last updated date: 18 April 2018

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