Are you interested in today’s world? Do you want to find out more about topical issues currently in the news – such as hazard management, geopolitics in Antarctica and the environmental impact of energy production? Then Geography is the subject for you! This stimulating subject builds on knowledge gained at GCSE Level and explores exciting new topics, including; water and carbon cycle, hazards, coasts, changing places, global systems and governance and resource security.
This is an ideal course to investigate a range of current global problems, develop your research skills, analyse information in graphical, photographic and cartographic formats, and experience fieldwork in a variety of locations. Geography can be divided into two main branches: Human Geography is a social science that studies how humans interact with the planet. Physical Geography is a branch of earth science, which looks at the natural elements of the world, including the atmosphere, land and oceans.