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A-Level Geography

  • Course Type: A Level

What can this course lead to?

Example job roles in:

  • Teaching
  • Environmental Health
  • Water Management Officer
  • Town Planner
  • Conservation Officer

Studying further degrees in:

  • Environmental Planning
  • Business
  • Social Services
  • Teaching

Who is it for?

Develop your knowledge of locations, places, processes and environments locally and globally. You will learn about the complexity of people, environment interactions and understand some of the key issues facing the world today, such as climate change and migration.

You will also develop quantitative and qualitative skills including observing, collecting and analysing geo-located data apply to fieldwork and research.

What is covered?

The A Level Geography qualification develops students’ understanding of physical and human geography from a local through to a global scale. They develop practical fieldwork skills as they explore and think critically about the interactions between people and the environment and the issues arising.

You will study the following units:

  • Physical Systems - Landscape systems - Earth Life's Support Systems
  • Human Interaction - Changing Spaces; making places - Global Connections
  • Geographical Debates
  • Investigative Geography

Geographical and fieldwork skills are integrated into all aspects of the subject, helping students to ‘think geographically’.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The standard requirement for A Levels at Stamford College is 5 GCSEs at Grade 5/C or above as a minimum for humanities subjects and 6/B in maths for all science subjects.

Each A Level subject has its own additional entry requirements, please see below:

 Minimum Grade 5/C or above in a science based GCSE subject

We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you. We offer an online interview which will explain the A Level programme and also allow for an informal chat with the tutor for each subject before an offer to study with us can be made to you.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
2 Years

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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