What do I need?
5 GCSEs at grade C/5 or above, including Mathematics, English Language and Science. You do not need to have studied Geography at GCSE to study this A Level course.
Why Study A Level Geography?
Geography is a highly successful A-level subject at Aston Academy and will develop your independent learning skills and challenge your thinking. It is also a lot of fun! Geography will give you a greater understanding of people and their place and influence in the world. It will also provide you with wonderful opportunities to learn outside the classroom, participating in a range of fieldtrip experiences.
What will I study?
- Water and carbon cycles
- Global Systems and Governance
- Coastal systems and landscapes
- Changing Places
- Population and the environment
How will I be assessed?
Geographical investigation (20%)
Where can the subject lead?
Geography is useful for a range of degree level subjects including: Law, Medicine, Town Planning, Architecture, Science subjects, History, Psychology, Sociology, Politics and many others.
Students who take Geography progress to a broad range of careers including: Law, Medicine, Teaching, Public Service, Military, ICT and Journalism; to name just some