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Geography 'AS' & 'A2' at Temple Moor High School

Course description

‘Geography is a subject which holds the key to our future’ Michael Palin


Course content

Geography will provide you with the opportunity to discover how the world works from both a physical and human perspective. It allows you to gain knowledge about other countries, cultures and the physical processes that combine to affect our planet. Geography allows you to gain an understanding of the modern world and how human activity affects it. With increasing public awareness of global warming and other environmental issues, geography is more relevant than ever before!

By choosing this course you will develop your communication and presentation skills, expand your understanding of current world events, and gain a more developed understanding of different cultures and beliefs. In addition, you will take part in debates as well as learn how to analyse literature and cinema. Finally, your mastering of grammar and linguistics will allow you to gain a much more comprehensive understanding of your own language.



Entry requirements

Minimum of five GCSEs at grade 5/C or above, including Geography.


A total of 3 examinations

Component 1: Physical geography , 2hr 30 minute exam 40 % of final grade . Water and carbon cycle and Coastal systems


Component 2: Human Geography 2hr 30 minute exam 40 % of final grade

Global systems and Global Governance Changing Places Contemporary Urban Environments


Component 3 : Field work investigation 20% of final grade

3,000– 4,000 piece of coursework


Future opportunities

Geography allows progression on to a wide range of degree courses in Higher Education.

Careers directly linked with geography include:

Town and country Planning Surveyor

Travel Agent

Transport Planner

Environmental Agencies




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: 16 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Mr Duba
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01133900770
    • Email address: