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Geography A-Level at Whitefield School

Course description

Geography is ideal to study with any combination of subjects. You will study major issues that affect us all now and in the future.

Course content

Geographical issues and skills including; Development Gap, Globalisation, World Megacities, Population and Migration, Coastal Environments, Tectonic Hazards.

Entry requirements

In order to study Geography A level, students must achieve at least 5 A* to C grades at GCSE level. This should include English Language and Mathematics. If you have studied GCSE Geography, then you must have at least a grade C.

Assessment

Students follow the Edexcel Geography GCE syllabus. The AS and A2 courses are 100% examination. There are opportunities for local fieldwork and also a residential trip to the Flatford Mill educational centre.

Future opportunities

Geography is a highly regarded traditional subject for entry into higher education. It is particularly valuable for careers in market research, accountancy, planning, teaching, law, civil and social services, leisure and tourism and environmentally based careers.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 June 2015

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