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What will I study in A Level Geography?

AQA A-level Geography will excite student’s minds, challenge perceptions and stimulate their investigative and analytical skills.

Component 1 – Physical Geography (40% of A Level)

Section A: Water and carbon cycles.

Section B: Coastal systems and landscapes.

Section C: Hazards

Component 2 – Human Geography (40% of A Level)

Section A: Global systems and global governance.

Section B: Changing places.

Section C: Population and the environment.

Component 3 – Geographical fieldwork investigation (20% of A Level)

Students are required to undertake an independent investigation. This must incorporate a significant element of fieldwork. They will be required to undertake four days of fieldwork during their A-level course.

Where does A Level Geography lead?

Geography is an interesting and stimulating subject. It involves transferrable skills including collecting, analysing and interpreting data and communicating your findings. These skills are in great demand and are recognised by employers and universities and colleges. Statistics show that geographers are amongst the most employable.