Geography A Level

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
Social Sciences
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


The course involves an in depth analysis of key geographical issues related to the 21st Century and highlighted daily within the media. Candidates will be expected to investigate the nature of physical and human environments.

There is a required residential field trip element to the course. This assists with the completion of the Unit 4 Independent investigation.



Unit 1: Human Geography

Unit 2: Physical Geography


Unit 3: Synoptic Investigation

Unit 4: Indepedent Investigation

How will it be delivered?

There are four units, three are assessed by external examination.


Entry requirements

Overall requirement for Post 16:

5 A* - C at GCSE (English and mathematics grade 4). Max 2 BTECs at merit can count.

Subject specific requirements:

B in geography GCSE

Your next steps...

Geography is recognised by universities as an academic A Level. With Geography you will be able to pursue careers in journalism, teaching, law and tourism.