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Geography AS/A2 at Sir Frederic Osborn School

Course description

Students will study the main
components of Physical and Human
Geography and how they inter-relate.
The relevance of geographical analysis
to understanding and solving human
and environmental problems will be covered.
Contemporary issues studied include climate change, sustainability,
resource exploitation and the challenges created by population
Knowledge, understanding and a range of key geographical skills are
taught through a variety of means with an emphasis on discussion
and debate. (Field trips help bring processes to life as well as enrich
Sixth Form life).
Geography can be studied as either an Arts or a Science subject
at University and provides a bridge between these two disciplines.
The subject also helps form the basis of more advanced study in
numerous areas including Conservation Studies, Geology, Resource
Management, Estate Management, Ecology and Planning.
Geography is a respected subject by employers and universities for
creating students with a broad range of skills and knowledge.

Entry requirements

APS of 40 or above required.A*-C GCSE in Geography (Higher Tier Paper Only) C grades considered if attained on the GCSE Higher Tier paper.A*- C in English and Maths

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir Frederic Osborn School directly.

Last updated date: 08 October 2014
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Key information

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