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A Level Geography

Without Geography you are nowhere! This is a clear reference to the broad range of skills that the subject encapsulates and for many students this provides balance to their curriculum at A-level.

Possible career paths include environmental consultancy, flood and coastal management, conservation work, civil service, tourism and leisure industries, teaching, town planning, transport planning and disaster management.

“Geography is the subject that holds the key to our future; it has opened my eyes to our changing world and has given me the skills, confidence and motivation to play an integral role in our future.”

Subject heading and Exam Board

What is Geography?

Geography is the parent of all subjects! It is the study of Earth’s landscapes, peoples, places and environments, quite simply, about the world in which we live. So the issues we study are relevant to you and your future.

Why study it?

  • A recent survey completed amongst our students produced the following results:
  • 100% are happy with the course
  • 100% are happy and understand the theories and concepts covered at A-level.
  • 100% are happy with the quality of teaching
  • 100% are happy with the topics covered 100% feel challenged by the course

Course Structure and Your Future

Year 12 & 13

Human Geography

  • Contemporary Urban Environments
  • Changing Places
  • Global Systems of Governance

Physical Geography

  • Water and Carbon Cycles
  • Coastal Landscapes
  • Natural Hazards (Wildfires, Tropical Storms etc)

Skills and Fieldwork

What next?

Geography was recognised as a facilitating subject by the Russell Group, a collection of the finest universities in the country.

Studying A Level Geography can be extremely valuable if you wish to pursue a career in the following:

Environmental Science, Geology, Industrial Management, Energy, Meteorology, Earth Science, Geophysics Oceanography, Physical Science, Engineering, Surveying, Hydrology.