Geography A Level at Bishop Ramsey C of E School
Studying Geography at A Level aims to provoke and answer a wide range of questions about the natural and human worlds, using different scales of enquiry to view them from different perspectives. It enables students to be inspired by their geographical understanding to engage critically with real world issues and places. Students will grow as independent thinkers and as informed and engaged citizens, who understand the role and importance of geography as one of the key disciplines relevant to understanding the worlds change peoples, places and environments.
Study 1: Dynamic Lanscapes
This unit is divided into two broad areas of study
- Tectonic Processes and Hazards
- Landscape Systems, Processes and Change – either Glaciated Landscapes or Coastal Landscapes plus a minimum of 1 day physical geography work.
Study 2: Dynamic Places
This unit is divided into two broad areas
- Shaping Places – either Regenerating Places or Diverse Places plus a minimum of 1 day of human geography field work.
Study 3: Physical Systems and Sustainability
- The water cycle and Water Insecurity
- The Carbon cycle and Energy Security
- Climate Change Futures
Study 4: Human Systems and Geopolitics
- Global Development and Connections – either Health, Human Rights and Intervention or Migration, Identity and Sovereignty.
Additional subject entry requirements:
GCSE Geography Grade 5 (if studied) OR History Grade 5 OR Religious Education Grade 5
Please note, students will need to purchase two texbooks at a cost of £26 each at the start of Year 12 through ParentPay.
Geography links with many other subjects and will support various university courses e.g. Biology and Chemistry. There are many opportunities to use qualifications in Geography for future career paths e.g. architecture, sustainability, eco tourism and climate change.
Please contact Ms Wood at the school or vist the Edexcel website
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Ramsey C of E School directly.