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Geography AS/A-Level at Shire Oak Academy

Course description

AS Geography:

  • Unit 1 is Physical Geography and People in the Environment
  • Unit 2 is Human Geography and Geography fieldwork investigation - both units are 1 hour and 30 min exams (each exam being 50 % of the AS)

A2 Geography:

  • Unit 1 is Physical Geography
  • Unit 2 is Human Geography both 2 hour and 30 min exams (each exam 40% of the A level)
  • Unit 3 is a Geographical Investigation - Project Marked by teacher (20% of the A Level)

Entry requirements

Students are expected to have gained a Grade C or above in the higher tier GCSE Geography paper.

Future opportunities

Geography is a subject that opens many doors. As well as higher education studying geography can lead to careers in business management, planning, tourism, retail administration, estate agency, resource management and surveying, as well as many other professions such as law and accountancy.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shire Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 September 2016
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Key information

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

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