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Geography AS A2 at Kettering Science Academy

Course content


Unit 1:

Managing Physical Environments

River environments

Coastal environments

Cold environments

Hot arid and semi-arid environments

Unit 2:

Managing change in Human Environments

Managing urban change

Managing rural change

The energy issue

The growth of tourism


Unit 3: Global Issues

Environmental issues--at least one of the following:

Earth hazards

Ecosystems and environments under threat

Climatic hazards

Economic issues--at least one of the following

Population and resources


Development and inequalities

Unit 4:

Geographical skills

Identifying a suitable geographical question or hypothesis for investigation. Developing a plan and strategy for conducting the investigation. Collecting and recording appropriate data.

Presenting the data collected in appropriate forms. Analysing and interpreting the data.


Each unit of the course is assessed through examination.

Future opportunities

With A level Geography you have access to a wide range of possible careers and higher education opportunities. You may go on to study at university in areas such as Law, Accountancy, Journalism and Environmental Sciences.

Further information

It can be combined with almost any AS or A level subjects ranging from Humanities such as English to Sciences such as Biology.

If you want more information about Geography you should talk to Mr Fowler

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kettering Science Academy directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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