Geography A level at Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy
The specification content gives students the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of physical and human geography, the complexity of people and environment.
Topic 1: Tectonic Processes and Hazards
Topic 2: Landscape Systems, Processes and Change Option 2.1: Glaciated Landscapes and Change
Topic 2: Landscape Systems, Processes and Change Option 2.2: Coastal Landscapes and Change
Topic 3: Globalisation
Topic 4: Shaping Places Option 4.1: Regenerating Places
Topic 4: Shaping Places Option 4.2: Diverse Places
Topic 5: The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity
Topic 6: The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security
Topic 7: Climate Change Futures
Topic 8: Superpowers
Topic 9: Global Development and Connections Option 9.1: Health, Human Rights and Intervention
Topic 9: Global Development and Connections Option 9.2: Migration, Identity and Sovereignty
Coursework: Independent Investigation
B in Geography GCSE
80% Examination (spread over 3 exams) / 20% Coursework
Paper 1: 2 hours 30% of the qualification 90 marks.
Paper 2: 2 hours 30% of the qualification 90 marks.
Paper 3: 1 hour and 45 minutes 20% of the qualification 60 marks.
Geography is a facilitating subject.Facilitating subjects are the subjects most commonly required or preferred by universities to get on to a range of degree courses. They can help students keep their options open when choosing a degree and many of the top universities will ask you to have at least one A-level in a facilitating subject when you apply.
Careers in sustainability and green issues, urban regeneration, energy supply, retail location, managing the effects of hazards and climate change ; law, human rights, international relations or welfare
Useful course combinations
Sciences, Sociology, Philosophy & History
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy directly.