Geography - A Level (Edexcel)

APPLY NOWADD TO BASKET
Start Date: 05 September 2022
Duration: 2 Years
Attendance: Full Time
Suitable for: School Leavers
Location: Sixth Form College, Angel

Not sure which level is right for you?

Find out more about the courses and levels offered at City and Islington College

topYPID">

ABOUT THE COURSE

A Level Geography expands your knowledge and understanding of the world around you, exploring topics such as globailisation, tectonic hazards and processes, and an examination of how coastal areas could be sustainably managed particularly with the challenges of climate change and rising sea-levels. You will also undertake a residential field work trip designed to provide you the skills to complete your coursework. 

Linking with physical geography, you will study how superpowers have changed over time and health, human rights and intervention are explored. You will talso gain understanding of the water and carbon cycles and the links to water conflicts and energy security.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • Tectonic processes and hazards
  • Landscape systems, processes and change
  • Globalisation
  • Shaping places
  • Water cycle and water insecurity
  • Carbon cycle and energy security

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Grade 5 or above in GCSE Maths
  • Grade 5 or above, and at least one grade 6 or above, in GCSE English Language plus one other written subject, such as History, Geography, Humanities, English Literature, Business, Media Studies, Religious Studies, Drama and Film Studies
  • Two further GCSEs at grade 4 or above

If you wish to study 4 A Levels, you will need 7 GCSEs at grade 7 or above, including two at grade 8.

All applicants must have an interview to confirm that A Levels are suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment is 20% coursework, based on fieldwork reserch, and 80% examinations, with three exams at the end of the course.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.

RECENTLY VIEWED COURSES
OUR CENTRES
Centre for Business, Arts
and Technology
444 Camden Road
N7 0SP
Map & Information
Sixth Form College
Angel
283-309 Goswell Road
EC1V 7LA
Map & Information
Centre for Lifelong Learning
28-42 Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
N4 2DG
Map & Information
Centre for Applied Sciences
Angel
311-321 Goswell Road
EC1V 7DD
Map & Information
GET IN TOUCH
020 7700 9200
ajax-loader