Geography AS level at The Mandeville School
At a time of growing concern about climate change, shrinking energy resources and global poverty, Geography is one of the most relevant courses you could choose to study.
Geography enables you to develop your own understanding of the world around you and its interactions, whilst developing your ability to consider other viewpoints. Employers consider Geography as an excellent qualification due to the wide-ranging skills and attributes you develop throughout the course. Decision making, Literacy and Numeracy are all key skills covered in the course as well as research and fieldwork investigation. Geographers are very employable as a result of developing this wide skill set.
AS students study Population Change and Rivers and Flooding. You will also choose which subjects you wish to study from a list that includes: Cold Environments, Hot Environments, Coasts, Energy Issues, Food Supply Issues and Health Issues.
It is essential to have Grade C or above in English to take this course. Geography GCSE Grade B or above is preferable but not essential.
- Unit 1: Physical and Human Geography: 2 hour written examination
- Unit 2: Geographical Skills: 1 hour written examination
Geography A-Level has been recommended by Russell Group Universities as a facilitating subject which significantly supports your application to a top university.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Mandeville School directly.