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Geography A level at Edmonton County School

Course description

A Level geography has been designed to allow geographers the flexibility to build upon their knowledge, to suit their own particular interests and needs by using a range of approaches. Those geographers with interests in distinct physical, human and environmental approaches will be able to use this specification.

Course content

Unit 1: Dynamic Landscapes

Unit 2: Dynamic Places

Unit 3: Physical Systems and Sustainability

Unit 4: Human Systems and Geopolitics

Coursework: Independent Investigation 

Entry requirements

B grade at GCSE Geography


Three separate exams and independent investigation write up:

Paper 1: Written examination: 2 hours (30% of the qualification 90 marks)

Paper 2: Written examination: 2 hours (30% of the qualification 90 marks)

Paper 3: Written examination: 1 hour and 45 minutes (20% of the qualification 60 marks)

Coursework: Independent Investigation - Non-examined assessment (20% of the qualification 60 marks) 

Future opportunities

Geography is a highly regarded academic subject which can lead to a number of third level education courses. Geography in the current environmental climate is a crucial subject for the future world we live in. Careers such in education, future environmental planning and resource commodity are but the few options that Geography can focus you towards.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Edmonton County School directly.

Last updated date: 16 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September