Geography, AS-Level

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Course end date:
31 Jul 2018
09:00 - 11:00

On the AS/A Level Geography course, you will be in class for 4 and a half hours a week. You will complete the AS-Level in the first year and the full A Level in the second year.

The course includes a wide range of topics focussing on how human and physical processes have shaped our world.  These will be taught through a variety of theory sessions, practical activities, fieldwork and multi-media resources.

The course can be taken in the following ways:

- As part of a study programme with another two A-Levels (full-time package).

- As a stand-alone part-time course.

- As an ‘add on’ to a Full Time Level 3 Study Programme at the College, for example alongside a BTEC Extended Diploma.

Next: What will I learn?

What will I learn?

Geography is a well-respected academic subject, which will provide a good grounding for continuing academic study or employment.  During the course you will develop skills of research, analysis and critical thinking, which you will apply to human and physical geography.

The full A-Level programme allows topics to be studied in further depth and it will provide the opportunity to undertake fieldwork.

Next: Assessment

How will I be assessed?

Both AS and A-Levels have written examinations in May/June.

Next: Career Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

An A-Level in Geography, when combined with other A-Levels, or a Professional and Technical Qualification, may lead to further study at degree level.

Geography A-Level is well respected for enabling students to develop skills in writing and critical analysis.  This is a valued background for many higher education / degree level courses.

Students may also progress from A-Level Geography into higher level apprenticeships in related areas such a conservation or land management.

Next: Entry requirements

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (or 4) in any examined subject. Must include English Language and Maths (at grade 5 or above).

You will also need a Geography GCSE at grade B.  If you have not previously studied Geography, an alternative Humanities subject at grade B is required.

If you would like to study this course part-time, please contact the A-Level tutor:
Sinead Kay:

If you would like to study a full-time programme of A-levels, please complete a full-time application form.

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Adult fees


Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on for details. More about Student Finance.

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