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Geography at The Long Eaton School

Course description

KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE:

  • BRAND NEW AS/A level course for 2016
  • Residential Field Course
  • Focus on contemporary issues and possible solutions
  • Varied and stimulating approach.
  • Fieldwork and research are key components of the course

Course content

MODULES/UNITS COVERED IN YEAR 12 (including a brief outline of their content)

Area of Study 1. Dynamic Landscapes

  • Topic 1: Tectonic Processes and Hazards.
  • Topic 2: Landscape Systems, Processes and Change. A study of either glacial OR coastal landscapes.

Area of Study 2. Dynamic Places

  • Topic 3: Globalisation
  • Topic 4: Shaping Places. A study of either regenerating places OR diverse places.

MODULES/UNITS COVERED IN YEAR 13 (including a brief outline of their contents)

Area of Study 3. Physical Systems and Sustainability

  • Topic 5: The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity
  • Topic 6: The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security
  • Topic 7: Climate Change Futures

Area of Study 4. Human Systems and Geopolitics

  • Topic 8: Superpowers
  • Topic 9: Global Development and Connections. Students study either Health, Human Rights and Intervention OR Migration, Identity and Sovereignty.

Assessment

TYPE OF ASSESSMENT IN YEAR 12

  • Paper 1 Exam: 1 hour and 30 minutes 50%
  • Paper 2 Exam: 1 hour and 30 minutes 50%

TYPE OF ASSESSMENT IN YEAR 13

  • Paper 1 Exam: 1 hour and 30 minutes 30%
  • Paper 2 Exam: 1 hour and 30 minutes 30%
  • Paper 3 Exam: 1 hour and 45 minutes 20% Coursework 20%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Long Eaton School directly.

Last updated date: 10 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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