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Geography, A Level
This programme 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 investigating 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?
Written examination (80%), non-examined assessment (20%).
What could I do after this course?
You could apply for a variety of courses at university, such as geography, with a human or physical focus, or geology. BSc (Hons) Public and Environmental Health, or a Degree Apprenticeship in Environmental Health Practitioner at University Centre
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including English and maths.
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Rosie, A Level - Psychology, Sociology and Business Studies
College is a time to aspire and dream, and what makes Weston different is that they help you every step of the way to reach those dreams.
FORMER SCHOOL: Clevedon School.
Rosie is set to study Human and Social Sciences at Cardiff University