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A Level Geography at Clarendon Sixth Form College

Course description

Full Time Programme

Course content

'On this course learners will gain an understanding of how places, landscapes and issues can change and how the human population responds to this. Geography will help you understand why events such as the Asian tsunami or the regeneration of Manchester occurred, whilst looking at the world’s natural and human environments and the links between them. The course comprises both physical and human geography with topics including: plate tectonics, coastal environments, changing urban and rural landscapes. There is also a study of geographical skills that takes in a number of transferable, valuable skills such as numeracy and decision-making. The second year focuses on current geographical themes and issues with topics including: the water and carbon cycle, migration, governance of the oceans and ecosystems. Fieldwork is essential to geography with trips to destinations in the UK and beyond planned throughout the course.

Entry requirements

'5 GCSEs at grade C or above (to include a grade 4 in GCSE Maths or English)

Future opportunities

'On completing this course, you will have the option of furthering your education through degree programmes in a related field or moving on to employment in a variety of careers such as, cartographer, commercial/residential surveyor, environmental consultant, planning and development surveyor and geographical information systems officer.

Further information

For Further Information Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 908 6789

How to apply

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Last updated date: 26 October 2017
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