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The full course consists of 8 topics, plus an individual investigation based around fieldwork

Course Description:


Dynamic Landscapes

Topic 1: Tectonic Processes and Hazards 

Topic 2: Costal Landscapes and Change


Dynamic Places

Topic 3: Globalisation

Topic 4: Regenerating Places


Physical Systems and Sustainability

Topic 5: The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity

Topic 6: The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security


Human Systems and Geopolitics

Topic 7: Superpowers

Topic 8: Global Development and Connections


Fieldwork is undertaken (cost involved) during Year 13, and forms an intergral part of the data collection for the individual investigation.


Assessement Format  

Paper 1: Dynamic Landscapes and Physical Systems and Sustainability 2hr 15 min 30%

Paper 2: Dynamic Places and Human Systems and Geopolitics 2 hr 15 min 30%

Paper 3: Synoptic investigation of a contemporary geographical issue 2 hr 15 min 20%

A level independent investigation (from fieldwork) Recommended word count 3000-4000 words 20%

Board: Edexcel
Course Entry Requirements:

GCSE Grade 6 in Geography 

Teacher to contact: Mr I Robins