Grade 4 in GCSE English, Maths and a Science plus grade 4 in GCSE Geography if taken.
80% exams and 20% independent investigation. The independent investigation must include data collected in the field and will be based on a question or issue defined, and developed by the student relating to any part of the specification content.
Geography will go with a wide variety of subjects and almost any subject combination is possible due to its multi-disciplinary nature combining Physical and Social Sciences. Many students will go on from College to take a degree course in Geography or a related subject such as Environmental Science or Earth Sciences. Geography also provides the necessary skills needed to pursue other academic courses and careers.
The growing importance of leisure and recreation activities, the increased need for resource management and the growing concern for the environment are developments that provide opportunities for Geography students.