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Geography A Level at Ursuline College

Course description

Geography A level



Course content

Year 1:

Contemporary Urban Environments

Hot Desert Systems and Landscapes

Changing Places


Year 2:

Water and Carbon Cycles

Resource Security

Natural Hazards

Entry requirements

Five GCSE 9-4 grades or equivalent. 

Students should have a GCSE grade 4 in both English Langiage and Geography.

Students without GCSE, but a good background knowledge and enthusiasm will be considered on an individual basis.


All assessment takes place at the end of the course in year 2.


A level exam:


Paper 1-Two hours (35% of A level)

Paper 2-Two hours (35% of A level)

Paper 3-Coursework (30% of A level)


Future opportunities





Travel Industry

Town Planning

Environmental Consultancy


Further information

Fieldwork is an integral part of Geography

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: 07 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years