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Geography A level at St Robert of Newminster Roman Catholic School

Course description

Many of our students continue their studies at Higher Education. Some study
Geography by itself or combine it with another subject as a Joint Honours degree.
Others study a Geography related course such as Environmental Management,
American Studies or Town Planning. The list is almost endless. Whatever your
chosen path after A Levels, Geography will provide you with opportunities to
develop those all‐important key skills that are appreciated by universities and

Course content

Geography is the study of both physical and human environments and the complex interaction of processes that shape our world.  You will study a range of physical and human topics including a four day fieldwork opportunity.

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSEs grades A*‐C including Geography. Students must gain at least a C grade in all higher tier paper exams in Geography.  Students that have not studied the subject at GCSE may be considered.


Externally assessed through four examinations, one per unit.

Fieldwork - This is a compulsory part of the A level.

Further information

A clear understanding of how the environment health and survival of people, animals and ecosystems.


Please Note: The course description is subject to change based on exam board verifiation.  The school website will be updated once the final overview has been confirmed.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Robert of Newminster Roman Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 24 November 2017
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