A-Level Geography

Start date(s):
31 Aug 2020
Duration:
2 years
Level:
Level 3
Course Code:
1036777
Study Mode:
FT/PT
Attendance Type:
Campus
Attendance Pattern:
Daytime
Awarded by:
Edexcel
Location:
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Course costs:
16-18 - Free (UK & EEA)
19+ - £993 per year, your course may be free
(previous year's fees)
Funding

Overview

This exciting and challenging subject will give you the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of physical and human geography, the complexity of people and environment questions and issues, and to become a critical, reflective and independent learner.

We offer an issues-based approach to studying geography, enabling you to explore and evaluate contemporary geographical questions and issues such as the consequences of globalisation, responses to hazards, water insecurity and climate change.

This will be complemented by a range of fieldtrips, which will enhance your understanding of the processes that shape our cities and coastal landscapes.

Delivery

Day and time of study will be confirmed before the start of your course.

Maths and English

Accenture

Maths & English

Maths and English skills are essential for the workplace and university.


This A-Level, in combination with other subjects, could enable you to apply for degree courses in Archaeology, Teacher Training, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, or Planning.

Career opportunities are varied, from Meteorology to Environmental Management, Town Planning to Mineral Exploration and any other vocation that requires an ability to organise and present information in a coherent way.

Meet our students

Jenny Beamish Young CS

Jenny Beamish Young

A-Level student Jenny is now studying in Cambridge to become a patisserie chef.  She is currently applying to the Le Cordon Bleu School for the London and Ottawa (Canada) scholarship programmes.

Funding

Please note these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years.

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Fees and funding

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Interview Instructions

You will be invited in for a tour of the College and a one-to-one interview with one of our team. A conditional offer may then be made subject to you meeting the entry criteria.
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Entry Criteria

You will hold five GCSEs grade C (4) or above, including maths and English. Ideally, you will hold grade C or above in GCSE Geography but this is not essential.