Paper 1 – Physical GeographyGlobal HazardsDistinctive LandscapesClimate ChangeSustaining EcosystemsPhysical Fieldwork – River Study.
Paper 2 – Human GeographyDynamic DevelopmentUrban FuturesUK in the 21stCentury Resource ReliancePaper 3- Geographical Exploration.
External Examination PapersPaper 1 Physical Geography – 75 mins – 35% of GCSEPaper 2 Human Geography – 75 mins – 35% of GCSEPaper Geographical Exploration – 90 mins – 30% of GCSE
Skills required to be successful:
to understand the environment at local and global scales to know the world through fieldwork to make decisions that balance environmental and developmental concerns to develop a wide range of skills such as presenting arguments or map skills to use computers and other technology for analysis / presentation to understand other cultures throughout the world to know where places in the world are …… without having to use ‘google’
Further study links:
A Level Geography
Geography is one of the most popular optional GCSE’s in schools around the world. Geography links extremely well with history as well as specialist science and arts subjects, so it is ideal for a balanced curriculumGeography has one of the highest rates of graduate employability, as well as being highly valued by employers worldwide.There are a huge range of careers linked to geography, some of these include:
Cartographer Environmental consultant Town planner Geographical information systems officer Conservation officer Recycling officer Landscape architect Teacher/lecturer