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Geography B (Linear) GCSE at Shenley Brook End School

Course description

OCR Geography B 75% Exam 25% Controlled assessment (coursework) Geography B covers four themes of Geography: - Rivers and coasts - Population and settlement - Natural hazards - Economic development A balance of theorectical and pratical work, encouraging an active involvement in the subject. The course aims to enthuse and stimulate interest among the learners. An ideal foundation for learners who want to pursue Geography at A Level or as a career. An understanding of global geographical issues and how to apply this to a range of contexts. Learners are prepared with real skills, such as, map reading and the use of new technologies, like GIS, enquiry and analysis through fieldwork and research to assist geographical investigation. The controlled assessment topic changes annually, providing up to date, fresh and motivating content.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as AS and A2 Geography, moving onto higher education. This course is a useful steppin stone onto vocational courses as Geography helps to develop a wide range of transferable skills suitable for public service or leisure and tourism courses. With further training, you could even move onto a wide range of careers in Geography which we would be happy to talk about with you. Geography is highly regarded as an acedemic subject and the skills it helps to develop are in great demand.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shenley Brook End School directly.

Last updated date: 09 August 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years