Unit 1: AS:
Global Challenges - including the study of volcanic hazards and global warming.
Going Global - including the study of globalisation, global migration and world urbanisation.
Unit 2: AS:
Geographical Investigations - students study two unit re-branding places and crowded coasts. Students carry our fieldwork to investigate these topics and learn about fieldwork techniques.
Unit 3: A2:
Contested Planet - including the study of energy issues, water conflicts, world superpowers, geopolitics and development issues.
Unit 4: A2:
Geographical Research - A research study is carried out by students into one topic from a choice of hazards, cold environments or issues relating to food supply.
A level geography involves the use of a great many exciting and interesting teaching resources and activities. This includes an big emphasis on fieldwork (local and further afield).
Students wishing to study AS/A2 Geography must have achieved a C Grade in GCSE Geography and on the Higher paper.
If students have not studied Geography, a grade C in a related Humanities subject will be sufficient.