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AS/A GEOGRAPHY at Peter Symonds College

Course description

There are many good reasons for studying Geography:
• You will enjoy it!
• You will explore our exciting world and our dynamic societies, environments, landscapes and cultures.
• You will use your knowledge and understanding of our planet to tackle big issues such as environmental responsibility, global interdependence and hazard management.
• You will develop essential skills for university and future employment including literacy, numeracy, ICT, problem solving, teamwork, thinking skills and enquiry.
• Geography shares common topics with Environmental Studies, Economics and Biology but also combines successfully with nearly every other AS/A2 combination.
• You will have many opportunities to conduct your own research by attending a range of field courses in diverse locations such as Snowdonia, Cornwall, Iceland, California and Uganda.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grades A*- C including English, Maths and Geography (if studied). An interest in Geography is essential but you do not need to have studied it at GCSE

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Peter Symonds College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1/2 years