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Geography A Level at Stanley Park High School

Course description

A Level Geography is wide ranging, covering topics from coastal erosion and management to poverty and development issues. The course is highly contemporary, and provides the opportunity to study current national and world issues. The breadth of the course means that there is something of interest for all students.

Geography develops a wide range of skills as well as subject knowledge. Geographical skills include fieldwork and observation, map work and cartography, sampling data and presentation as well as analytical skills. Geography also helps you refine your transferable skills such as team working, decision making, problem solving, forming and expressing opinions, appreciating different points of view, data analysis, graphical skills, time management, ICT, presentation, independent research, organisation, numeracy and literacy. This is why Geography is so transferable and desirable when entering employment or higher education.

Course content

Please note that we will accept students to complete a 1 year AS qualification which will be co-taught with the full 2 year A-Level qualification. Only students who are sitting the 1 year AS qualification will sit examinations at the end of year 12, will all two year students sitting all of their examinations at the end of year 13.

 

Entry requirements

A*-B in GCSE Geography and A*-C in GCSE English Language

Future opportunities

Geography is one of the most employable subjects, valuable in many careers including: Accountancy, Cartography, Climatology, Conservation, Consultancy, Demography, Geology, Economics, Emergency Management, Environmental Management, Gardening, GIS, Higher Education, Landscape, Law, Logistics, Management, Marine Biology, Oceanography, Real Estate/Architecture, Recruitment, Surveying, Teaching, Town Planning, Transportation Management, Urban Regeneration, and many more!

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stanley Park High School directly.

Last updated date: 21 March 2017
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