Geography A-Level

A-Level Geography will help you develop a wider understanding of geographical issues, such as climate change, coastal environments, migration, and globalisation, while providing you with a range of transferable skills, such as observation, measurement, analysis, interpretation and reporting.

Site

Hastings (Station Plaza)

Level

Level 3

Course Type

16 +

Qualification

A Level

Courses

Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 01124y1 12/09/22 06/07/24

What will I study?

During this two-year course, you will study a whole range of geographical topics, gain an understanding of physical and human geography, and become critical, reflective and independent.

You will learn more about the consequences of globalisation, responses to hazards, water insecurity, and climate change.

During your coursework assignments, you will have the opportunity to define a question or issue for investigation. The question will relate to any aspect of geography contained within the specification. The investigation report will show evidence of independent analysis and your ability to evaluate and present data.

This course will help you develop a whole host of transferable skills, such as observation, measurement, analysis, interpretation and reporting. These skills are highly prized by universities and employers.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

A GCSE grade 5 in Geography (if taken) and grade 5 in English Language.,Our general entry requirements to study 3 A-Levels or any mixed level 3 programme are: 5 GCSEs grade 4-9 including English Language and/or Maths at grade 5. Subject specific entry criteria may also apply. Our general entry requirements to study 4 A-Levels are: 6 GCSEs grade 4-9 including English Language and Maths at grade 6. Subject specific entry criteria may also apply.

What qualification will I achieve?

Once you have completed this course, you will achieve an A-Level in Geography.

What can I do after completing this course?

Once you have completed this course, you will be able to progress to a wide range of university courses, both within and outside the geography curriculum.

There are a number of career opportunities available to you after your studies. These include cartography, commercial or residential surveying, environmental consulting, planning and development surveying, town planning or teaching.

Are there any extra costs?

There may be some additional costs during the course for trips and visits to further your learning.

Studying A-Level Geography at East Sussex College Hastings