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Geography Level 3 at Hilbre High Humanities College

Course description

Geography is a contemporary subject which deals with the relationship between people across the world and with the physical environment. It is a flexible subject which is especially attractive to those who want to maintain strong links with real world examples outside the classroom. It can be classified as either an Arts, science or Social Science. A-Level geographers have subsequently pursued many and varied careers.

Course content

This is a modular course delivered through a variety of teaching styles including fieldwork, enquiry, group work, presentations, ICT and written work. AS GEOGRAPHY AS Unit 1: Physical and Human Geography Pensby Course: Rivers, floods and management; Coastal Environments; Population Change; Energy Issues. Hilbre Course : Rivers, floods and management; Coastal Environments; Population Change; Food Supply Issues. AS Unit 2: Geographical Skills Basic, investigative, ICT, graphical, cartographical and statistical skills. A2 GEOGRAPHY A2 Unit 3: Contemporary Geographical Issues Pensby Course: Plate Tectonics and associated hazards; Ecosystems – change and challenge; World Cities – evolution or revolution? Hilbre Course: Plate Tectonics and associated hazards; Weather and Climate; World Cities – evolution or revolution? A2 Unit 4a: Geography Fieldwork Investigation Written assessment based on data collected on fieldtrip to Ainsdale Sand Dunes OR Aberystwyth.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C and above; A GCSE pass of at least a C in Geography is required. You must have a genuine interest in the subject and be prepared to work hard.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hilbre High Humanities College directly.

Last updated date: 25 September 2015
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