AS/A2 Geography

Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College

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  • A Level
  • Leeds
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

The course focuses on the inter-relationships between people and their varied environments together with the questions, issues, problems and solutions which arise from these relationships. There is a strong emphasis on how various physical and human environments are managed. Geographical skills will also be practised and examined. AS GEOGRAPHY. Managing Physical Environments: River.

Important information

Government funding available

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Leeds
Notre Dame Catholic Sixth Form College St. Mark'S Avenue, LS2 9BL, West Yorkshire, England

Course programme


Geography

Level: AS and A2

Exam Board: AS OCR A2 Edexcel

Syllabus No: AS H038, A2 9215

What will I study?

The course focuses on the inter-relationships between people and their varied environments together with the questions, issues, problems and solutions which arise from these relationships. There is a strong emphasis on how various physical and human environments are managed. Geographical skills will also be practised and examined.
  • AS GEOGRAPHY
    Managing Physical Environments:
    River Environments
    Coastal Environments
    Cold Environments


  • A2 GEOGRAPHY
    Global Issues:
    Environmental Issues (Natural Environment/Ecosystems)
    Economic Issues (Globalisation, Population and Development)
    Geographical Skills: Geographical Investigations


How is this course assessed?

AS is assessed by two external exams (one in January and one in June). Similarly, A2 is assessed by two external exams (one in January and one in June).

What next?

Geography leads to a great variety of degree courses. Anything is possible as Geography has a wide range of transferable skills. This means that Geographers are highly employable and career prospects are good. Many geographers have continued to study the subject at university but others have followed related degree courses. These include Geography with Management, Environmental Management, Environmental Geology, Geology, Tourism, Urban and Rural Planning, Transport Management, Coastal and Estuarine Studies, Meteorology, Landscape Architecture and Cartography to name but a few! The department also has links with the Environment Agency which offers a foundation degree with a substantial bursary and the chance of employment at the end of the course.


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