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Geography AS/A2 *Fees payable* at Sheffield High School

Course description

What will I be studying?

There is natural progression from GCSE to A level. Contemporary geography is a subject which engages with the relationships of human populations with each other over space and time and their relationship with the environment at a variety of scales from the local to the global.

What skills or qualities will I need?

Students will need to develop a variety of skills which are very relevant to today's world of work:

Investigative Skills

Decision making skills

Cartographic Skills

Graphical Skills

Statistical Skills

ICT Skills

What does the subject involve?

Overall you need the ability to think 'outside the box' and develop the skill of bringing in knowledge from a range of subjects and applying it to a particular issue or topic.



Entry requirements

You do not need to have studied geopgraphy at GCSE.

Future opportunities

The skills you use in your geographical studies make you of potential interest to a wide range of employers.Statistics show that compared with other subjects, geographers are among the most employable.


Further information

You will go to North Yorkshire for three days todevelop your fieldwork skills in physical geography by studying coastal processes, landforms and management on the East Coast in the Autumn term of Y12.


How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Unknown
  • Duration: 2 years