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Geography A level at Burntwood School

Course description

Geography students will study core physical geography themes (Water and Carbon Cycles and Landscape Systems) and core human geography themes (Global Systems and Global Governance and Changing Places) together with a selection of fieldwork relating to both physical and human themes. Geography A Level will enable students to be inspired by their geographical understanding, to engage critically with real world issues and places, and to apply their geographical knowledge, theory and skills to the world around them. 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 world’s changing peoples, places and environments.

Entry requirements

5 A* to C grade/Level 9-4 passes at GCSE level including English and a Humanities subject at grade C or above.

Future opportunities

Specialist Careers in Geography: Development (aid agencies, charities, Diplomatic Service, British Council) Ecosystems and Environment (environmental consultancy for a company, National Trust) Land and Water Processes (hydrologists, civil engineering, British Antarctic Survey) Maps with computing (cartographers, GIS Geographical Information Systems including satellite imagery). Non Specialist Careers: Public Relations, Advertising, Law, Accountancy.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Burntwood School directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2017
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