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Geography at Chellaston Academy

Course description

We follow the Edexcel specification. The
course studies elements of physical, human and
environmental geography.
At AS topics include; Global hazards, climate
change, globalisation, migration, rebranding
places and crowded coasts.
At A2 topics include; Contested planet, looking
at topics such as energy security, biodiversity
under threat, superpower geographies and the
technological fix.
You will also choose one topic for research. This
gives you the opportunity to choose a topic that
reflects your interests from a list that has a varied
focus of physical, environmental, social and
cultural geographies.
The research options are tectonic activity or cold
environments - landscape and change.
Fieldwork is a compulsory part of the specification.

Entry requirements

AS/A2 levels (2 years)
5 or more Grades at B or above, all of which
must come from separate courses.
In line with other institutions, we also expect
higher grade passes in Maths and English, in
order to access Level 3 courses.
To take Maths AS/A2, you must have at least
an A grade in order to take up the course
In the larger, on-line prospectus there are
entry requirements for each subject. In general,

at least a B grade is required to take
a subject at AS/A2 level

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 04 July 2014

Key information

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