Geography A Level Linear at City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College
In this course you will study physical and human geography: answering questions such as ‘Will the earth cope with the ever-increasing population?’ and ‘how can we manage tectonic hazards?’ An A Level in Geography is highly regarded by universities and employers and will assist you in progressing in a wide range of careers and higher education study options.
Topics you will study:
- Changing Landscapes – Coastal Landscapes
- Changing Places – Changes in Rural and Urban areas
- Global Systems – Hydrological and Carbon Cycles
- Global Governance – Management of the Earth’s oceans
- Tectonic Hazards
- Economic Growth and Challenge – India
Four GCSEs grade A-C, preferably including Maths and English. This is a guideline rather than a requirement and the college will create a programme most suitable for you as an individual.
Awarding Body: Eduqas
Assessment: Exam 100%
Results 2015: 97%
This course is free to students aged 16-19 years old
There are many aspects of employment for geography students depending on whether you decide to specialise in human or physical geography. Human geography opens up career paths in development work, urban planning, while if you prefer physical geography then the career paths link more to environmental based areas.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Careers Personal Adviser in school or speak to your teachers. Attend a college Open Evening and chat to our teaching staff, college careers staff and Liaison Team
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College directly.