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Geography AS/A Level at The College of Richard Collyer

Course description

The AS unit comprises two exams, Unit 1 – Global Challenges (World at Risk and Going Global), and Unit 2 – Geographical Investigations. The units are assessed at a standard intermediate between GCSE and A Level. The specification covers all key skills areas. The course is ideal for combining with Environmental Science, Geology, Biology, Maths and Science or as a contrast to English, History, and Social Science. Geography is a very flexible subject with something for everyone.

The A2 units comprise two exams, Unit 3 – Contested Plant and Unit 4 – Geographical Research. Topics include ecosystems, weather, population and industry. Students can research topics such as Tectonic Hazards. A synoptic unit covers decision-making skills in an analysis exercise.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade C in English Language and Mathematics

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The College of Richard Collyer directly.

Last updated date: 20 November 2014

Key information

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