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Geography A Level at Franklin College

Course description

Year 1 This course will develop your understanding and knowledge of the main components of physical and human geography. You will look at how to manage the physical environment (rivers, coasts and cold environments) and the human environment (energy, tourism and urban change). Year 2 You will build upon the knowledge and skills acquired in your first year and will study the dynamic nature of geography and how places, environments, issues and human responses change with time. You will study: Global issues - volcanoes, earthquakes, mass movements, flooding, climatic hazards and hurricanes, development and inequality issues. Geographical skills - fieldwork techniques with trips to a local market town and a local river. You will also learn about statistical methods and their geographical application.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs grades A*-C or equivalent, to include English Language and Geography.

Assessment

100% Examination

Future opportunities

Geography is a flexible subject that combines well with both science and arts subjects, and can lead to careers such as: town planning, local government, surveying, waste disposal, teaching, meteorology, environmental consultancy, hazard management, law and many others.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Franklin College directly.

Last updated date: 10 August 2016

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