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A Level Geography

  • STRODE'S COLLEGE
  • LEVEL 3

Course Overview

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.

Course Code

FP3DGEO2S1

End Date

Fri, 26 Jun 2026

Entry Requirements

Requires GCSEs in English language or English literature at grade 5, maths at grade 4 and geography at grade 5 if
taken, plus the standard entry r...

Course information

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.

2 Years

Two exams of two hours and 30 minutes taken in the summer of the second year, each worth 40% of the final grade, plus a coursework component worth 20% based on the fieldwork carried out locally and on the residential trip.

Level 3 AQA GCE A Level in Geography

Going Places with Geography: By studying geography, you will gain multiple skills that are relevant in almost all professional workplaces. It is a facilitating subject that will help you progress onto a degree in Geography or any other related subjects. Talks from university lecturers and field trips with study tutors give you plenty of opportunity to engage with professionals.

University, career or an apprenticeship

Level 3

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