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Geography, A Level
What will I do on this A Level?
This course covers many key elements of geography including: tectonic processes and hazards, coastal landscapes and change, globalisation, regenerating places, the water cycle and water insecurity, the carbon cycle, and energy security and superpowers.
You will also develop your fieldwork skills with a choice of either an investigation into coastal management or regeneration. Increasingly, it is becoming vital to understand these issues and how they could influence the future of our planet. Geography is also a subject that provides you with many skills that employers now require.
How will I be assessed?
Exams and an independent coursework investigation.
What options do I have after completing this A Level?
You could apply for a variety of courses at university, such as geography with a human or physical focus, or even geology.
Five GCSEs at grade 4 and above, including English and maths.
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