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Geography A Level at The Marches School and Technology College

Course description

The course is designed to enable you to:
Understand some of the most pressing challenges facing our world today.
Investigate the choices that exist in managing our world for the future.
Become informed, responsible global citizens by raising your awareness of contemporary
issues, from climate change to the threat of international conflict.
Understand physical processes that produce diverse and dynamic landscapes.
Be aware of the similarities and differences between people, places and cultures leading
to an improved understanding of societies and economies.
Develop a wide range of transferable skills including communication skills, technological
skills, cartographical skills, problem-solving, numeracy and literacy skills.
Undertake fieldwork and individual research in a range of locations, at home and abroad.
Within your lifetime, your world will change faster than ever before, affecting individuals,
communities, and the planet as a whole. A Level Geography is central to understanding
the causes of these changes and their impacts on people and the environment.

Entry requirements

We ask that students applying to the
Sixth Form have a minimum of 5 GCSEs
A*– C Grade and aim for a B Grade in
their chosen subject of study (predicted
It is perfectly acceptable to apply to study
a subject that you did not choose at GCSE.
You will be invited to attend a short,
informal interview with the Head of Sixth
Form to discuss your application and talk
through your options. All places offered will
be conditional until you have received your
GCSE results in August and enrolment will
take place on GCSE Results Day.
There will be various ‘Road to Sixth
Form’ events and activities taking place
throughout the year, to ensure a smooth
transition into post-16 study and to
provide you with all the information you
require to make fully informed decisions.
If you have any questions about the
admissions process, please do not
hesitate to contact us on 01691 664400.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Marches School and Technology College directly.

Last updated date: 07 November 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years