Level: AS & A Level
Exam Board: WJEC
Location: Bryn Celynnog
Geography at ‘A’ level has always proved to be a popular subject complementing both Arts and Science.
The course is divided into two units in Year 12.
|Unit 1||G 1: Changing physical environments
|Unit 2||G2: Changing human environments
This will make up the AS qualification.
The two units in Year 13 are:-
|Unit 3||G3a: Contemporary themes and research in Geography
G3b Research investigation
|Unit 4||G4: Sustainability
Decision making examination (2 hours & 15 Minutes) in Year 13.
**There are no coursework requirements.
|Fieldwork||Year 12: River study (G1) and Urban study (G2)
Year 13: Residential excursion (G3b)
Requirement / skills for entry onto the course
The Geography A and AS level course is offered to students who have achieved a minimum GCSE grade B in the subject. This is an exciting and challenging new syllabus which allows for staged assessment. It will train students to appreciate different viewpoints, apply all the key skills and formulate reasoned opinions.
- Landscape Architecture, Environmental Consultant
- Flood Protection, Weather Forecaster, Cartographer
- Hydrologist, Town Planner, Pollution Analyst
- Earth Scientist, Conservation Officer, Tourism & Travel
- Surveyor, Hazard Prediction & Management
Staff to consult for further information
Mrs. S. Hann, Mrs. A. Hurley, Mrs. E. Knight