The A-Level Geography course gives students a detailed understanding of both physical and human geography. The course looks at issues such as Hazard Management, Global Warming, Globalisation and Urbanisation. It makes use of comprehensive case studies to provide real world examples of issues and their solutions. A-Level Geography is a linear course: students will complete three components at the end of their two years of study.
Paper 1 covers Physical Geography, students will study:
Paper 1 is assessed through a written exam lasting two hours and 30 mins worth 40% of the A-Level.
Paper 2 covers Human Geography, students will study:
Paper 2 is assessed through a written exam lasting two hours and 30 mins worth 40% of the A-Level.
Paper 3 is an individual piece of coursework, 3000-4000 words in length, which is worth 20% of the final marks. The majority of A-Level students will progress onto a Higher Education Degree at University. The exam board is AQA.
You must have achieved at least five GCSE at grades A*-C / 9-5, which must include GCSE English Language at a minimum of grade 5; GCSE Maths at a minimum of grade 5 and GCSE Geography at a minimum of grade 5. Your average GCSE score must be a minimum of 5.0. You would be expected to have a satisfactory reference from your last school.
Assessment and Qualifications Alliance
Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 2AQ
GCE A Level or equivalent
More info: Funding may be available for students aged 16-18. Loan options are available for students aged 19 and above. Price may vary depending upon individual circumstances.
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