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Geography A Level at The Green School

Course description

Do you enjoy discussing and debating ideas that are key issues in our world today? Are you interested in technology and world development? If you can answer yes to these questions, then Geography is the subject for you.

This course offers an issues-based approach to studying geography, enabling you to explore and evaluate contemporary geographical issues. You will able to analyse, interpret and evaluate geographical information. You will develop skills through questioning and different investigations.

Entry requirements

Grade B in Geography GCSE.


A-level Geography, two-year linear course. Examining board: EDEXCEL.

Paper 1: 2 Hours (30% )

  • Tectonic Processes and Hazards
  • The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity
  • The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security
  • Glaciated and Coastal Landscapes

Paper 2: 2 Hours, 30%

  • Globalisation
  • Superpowers
  • Shaping Places
  • Global Development and Connections

Paper 3: 1 Hour and 45 mins (20%)

  • A synoptic investigation based on a geographical issue

Independent Investigation (20%)

  • Based upon field work, 3000-4000 word report

Future opportunities

Geography students go onto careers in town and transport planning, chartered surveying, land and water management, sustainability, environmental consultancy, development, tourism, conservation, demography, housing and social welfare, teaching, accountancy, and politics.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 December 2016
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