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A Levels

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?

You will study the following units:

  • Water and carbon cycles
  • Landscape systems (including the study of drylands, coastal or glacial landscapes)
  • Changing places and the connections between people, the economy, society and the environment.
  • Global systems
  • Global governance

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.

Once enrolled one of the ways we make sure the course is right for you is through a very effective ‘6 weeks to success’ programme that operates from the first day you start your course. This includes support such as (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to change subject and course if you change your mind or find the course is not right for you in the first 6 weeks -subject to availability
  • Moving you between A-Levels and a Level 3 Diploma if you are finding your current level too hard – subject to availability
  • One-to-one reviews with your academic tutor to ensure you are progressing and achieving well

Our course enquiries and admissions team can be contacted at should you have any further questions.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
2 Years
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