Geography is so much more than knowing where the different countries are located on the globe.

By taking an A Level in geography you will understand the nature of the world and how this impacts on its human inhabitants. The complex interactions between physical processes and human activities will give you an unparalleled insight into how the world works. Covering topics varying from geo-physics to sociology taking in politics and economics on the way there are few other subjects that even attempt to understand such a broad range of elements.

Modules include Physical and Human Geography and Geographical Skills.

Physical and Human Geography

Physical Geography topic areas include: Plate Tectonics, Coastal Processes, Water Cycle and Water Shortage and the Carbon Cycle and the Energy Question.

Human Geography Topics include: Super Powers, Globalisation, Changing Places (Regenerating Places) and Human Health and Intervention.

Geographical Skills

Within this unit you will develop the use and application of a variety of geographical skills. These should broaden and deepen existing knowledge of skills.

Entry requirements

  • Experienced teaching staff with subject specialist knowledge, some are chief external examiners
  • Outstanding Geography course with very high grades and pass rates
  • Geography field trips
  • Trips to Rome, Italy with Religious Studies, Philosophy and Law
  • Only college outside London to work with Arts Emergency - a charity proving students with access to Arts and Humanities professionals
  • Visiting Alumni talks
  • Webinars with universities across the country

This course provides you with the opportunity to progress on to Higher Education, employment or further training. Our students have progressed to:

Geography at the University of Cambridge

Geology with Physical Geography at Edge Hill University

Geography at Manchester Metropolitan University

Human Geography at Sheffield Hallam University

Geography at the University of Liverpool

Sustainability and Environmental Management at the University of Leeds

Zoology at University College Chester

Geography at the University of Bristol

Human Geography at Manchester Metropolitan University

Geography at the University of Manchester

Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Nottingham

Transport Planning Apprenticeship with Vision West Nottinghamshire College

Course Key Details

Course Type : A-Level
Exam Board : Pearson
Pass Rate : 100%
Assessment : 80% exam 20% coursework

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