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Geography A Level at The Ursuline Academy, Ilford

Course description

At A Level, the AQA syllabus is taught over 2 years. Topics include water and carbon cycles, coastal systems and landscapes, hazards, global systems and global governance, changing places and population and the environment. A fieldwork project, based on water and carbon cycles is carried out at the end of Year 12 (worth 30%).

Course content

Unit 1: Physical Geography
Exam (2hours 30mins) Multiple choice, short answer, levels of response and extended prose
A: Water and Carbon Cycles (answer all qus 36 marks)
B: Coastal systems and landscapes (answer qu 3. worth 36 marks)
C: Hazards (answer qu 5. worth 48 marks)
40% of A Level
120 marks

Unit 2: Human Geography
Exam (2hours 30mins)
Multiple choice, short answer, levels of response and extended prose
A: Global systems and global governance (answer all qus 36 marks)
B: Changing places (answer all qus 36 marks)
C: Population and the Environment (answer qu. 4 worth 48 marks)
40% of A Level
120 marks

Unit 3: Geography Fieldwork Investigation
Coursework 3000-4000 words
Marked by teachers, moderated by AQA
Individual investigation based on primary data collection on water and carbon cycles in Malham Tarn, North Yorkshire.     
20% of A Level
60 marks

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Ursuline Academy, Ilford directly.

Last updated date: 13 December 2017
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