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Geography A-Level at The Clarendon Academy

Course description

Unit 1 – Physical and Human Geography

Physical

Core=Rivers, floods and management.

Option=Coast

Human

Core=Population change

Option=Energy issues

Unit 2 – Applied Geography

Skills Based Assessment

Range of skills from: basic geographical investigative, ICT, graphical, cartographical, statistical.

Unit 3 – Contemporary Geographical Issues

Physical: Ecosystems; Plate tectonics and associated hazards.

Human: World Cities

Unit 4B – Geographical Issue Evaluation

Geographical Issue Evaluation

Geographical skills and knowledge of entire course brought together with a pre-released information booklet.

Career Pathways

A geographical education develops knowledge and skills useful for careers on a whole variety of different fields. Planning, Research, Landscape Architecture, Conservation, Education, Finance, Marketing, Travel and Tourism are just some of the career pathways open to a Geography student.

Entry requirements

In the first year of the Sixth Form, students are expected to follow at least 3 subjects. Most will choose 4.

A minimum of 5 grade Cs are required to undertake A Levels and a grade B is recommended in your chosen subjects.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 April 2015

Key information

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

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