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A Level Geography at Regent High School

Course description


  •  you enjoy GCSE Geography and are interested in studying Geography or a related humanities subject at university
  •  you have a passion to continue to learn about the world around us
  •  you want to develop your interest in human, physical and environmental geography, but with a greater level of choice than found at GCSE

Course content

You will undertake four units throughout the course:

Unit 1: ‘Global Challenges’. The meaning, causes and impacts of global challenges.

Unit 2: ‘Geographical Investigations’. A closer look at how physical and human issues influence our lives and can be managed.

Unit 3: ‘Contested Planet’. This unit focuses on the issue of the use and management of often highly contested global resources.

Unit 4: ‘Geographical Research’. This unit gives you a greater range of choice in what you study.

Entry requirements

At least 5 A* to C grades at GCSE including English and Maths with at least a grade B in GCSE Geography, English Language and Maths


100% examination, with Unit 1 and Unit 2 studied in AS, and Units 3 and 4 studied and examined in A2.

Future opportunities


  •  university degrees in Geography, Anthropology and many more
  •  suitable for access to a range of related humanities degrees and others


  •  Urban Regional Planner
  •  Geo-Scientist
  •  GIS Programmer or Analyst

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Regent High School directly.

Last updated date: 24 April 2015

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