On the 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 multimedia resources.
The course can be taken in the following ways:
- Within KC Sixth with another two, possibly three A-Levels, tutorial and optional EPQ and Core maths
- As an 'add on' to a Full Time Level 3 Study Programme at the College, for example alongside a BTEC Extended Diploma
- As a stand-alone part-time course
If you would like to study a full-time programme of A-levels, please complete a full-time application form.
- 5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above (A*-C), which must include Maths
- GCSE English Language and Geography at Grade 6 (or B)
If you would like to study this course part-time, please contact the A-Level tutor:
After Your Course
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.
Course fees are per year. The current fee information is related to the 2018/19 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2019/20 will be updated in the Spring Term. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.
This course is funded by the government and may be free if you are:
- Aged 16-18 on 31/08/18
- Aged 19-23 on an Entry Level or Level 1 course with intent to progress to a Level 2 course
- Aged 19-23 on your first full Level 2 or Level 3 course
- Aged 19-23 on your first Level 4 course (if you haven’t already got a Level 3 qualification)
- Aged 19+ on Functions Skills or GCSE English or Maths
- Unemployed and in receipt of JSA/ESA(WRAG)/Universal Credit or another eligible state benefit
- Member of a low income household & in financial hardship on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course
Level 3 Courses for Adults
Advanced Learning Loans are available for students aged 19+ and studying an eligible Level 3/4/5 and 6 Course. If you are on an Access course, the loan will be written off if you complete a degree.
Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.