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Geography A Level at The Petchey Academy

Course description

We study the following Units

Year 12

Year 13


Tectonic Hazards

Atmospheric Environment

Spatial Inequality and Poverty

Independent Enquiry

Geography of Crime


Hazardous Weather

Migration and Urban Change

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Entry requirements

The Geography PRE U is a demanding yet rewarding subject which really helps to develop the skills students require at University.  Therefore the entry requirements are as follows:

  • A grade B or better in Maths and English
  • A grade B or better in Geography GCSE

If students have not taken Geography GCSE this option will still be open as long as they score 5 or more grade Bs in their exams.

Future opportunities

Geographers are widely considered some of the most employable graduates.  The Guardian newspapers show Geographers as the joint most likely to get a good job. The Geography team at Petchey have graduate friends working in jobs such as; a Director on the Gadget Show, a Water Engineer for Thames Water, a Geologist who travels on Oil Rigs and an environmentalist for Mclaren F1 team.   You will have a choice of employment or University when you finish University Gateway!

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Petchey Academy directly.

Last updated date: 04 April 2017
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