The Geography A Level Curriculum
This two year course emphasises the study of geographical change. This focus on change in both the physical and human environment provides a means of understanding the main principles of geography and acquiring a range of geographical skills.
The topics studied address a range of physical, human and environmental issues. Students will be involved in compulsory fieldwork, where they will be responsible for collecting the data for their individual coursework assignment.
This qualification is linear. This means that all candidates sit all of their examinations and submit their non-examination assessment at the end of the course.
In Year 12 you will study:
- Resource security
- Changing places
- Geographical fieldwork investigation – 3000 to 4000 words 20% overall mark (4 days fieldwork in total over the two years)
In Year 13 you will study
- Water and carbon cycles
- Global systems and global governance
- Coastal systems
Click here to find out more about the geography A level: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/geography/as-and-a-level/geography-7037/specification-at-a-glance