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Geography, A Level
What will I do on this course?
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 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.
Five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including English and maths.
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Kirsty Cornish, Travel and Tourism
“I enjoyed the trip to San Francisco, it broadened my knowledge and ideas for the future”
Former school: Backwell
Course: Travel and Tourism
What next? Kirsty aims to become a holiday rep in Spain.