KS5 Geography

A-Level Geography

Exam Board: AQA

Full course title: A-Level Geography

Course Code: 7037

Website address: https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/geography/as-and-a-level/geography-7037

Course Outline

  • Human Geography - Section A: Global Systems and Global Governance, Section B: Changing Places, Section C: Resource Security
  • Physical Geography - Section A: Water and Carbon Cycles, Section B: Coastal Systems and Landscapes, Section C: Hazards
  • Geographical skills assessed in either of the exams.

Assessment Details

There are two exams and a piece of non-examined assessment (coursework)

  1. Human Geography exam worth 40% of the A-Level
  2. Physical Geography exam worth 40% of the A-Level
  3. Non-Examined Assessment (coursework) worth 20% of the A-Level

Additional Information

An A-Level in Geography will develop a range of transferable skills including: Communication, independent research and strong presentation skills, team work, data analysis and time management.

Potential University Courses: Geography, International Relations, Politics, Economics, PE, History, Politics, Economics, Media, Teaching, Law, Criminology, Forensics, Business, Journalism, Theology, Religious Studies, Philosophy, Law, Criminology, Medicine, Nursing.

Potential Careers: Journalism, politician, tourism, environmentalist, weather forecaster/presenter, town planner, surveyor, outdoor pursuits, survival expert, business, architects, finance and banking, law, politics, police, television, armed forces, research, doctor, teaching, law, social work, nursing, travel writer, TV researcher, conservation worker, architect, urban planner, environmental consultant, financial risk assessor, transport/logistics manager, diplomat, human rights officer, armed forces, surveyor, town planner, environmental engineer (all fields of engineering), marketing, social worker, hydrologist, hazard prediction and management and weather presenter.

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