Course Overview

This course will encourage you to gather and apply knowledge of the world at a range of scales, through the balanced investigation of physical and human processes. 

It also aims to develop an understanding of the inter-relationships between people and their environments.

Areas of study include:

  • Tectonic hazards
  • Coastal landforms and processes
  • Fieldwork techniques
  • Global systems and global governance
  • 21st century challenges
  • Economic growth and challenge in India
  • Energy challenges and dilemmas.

Checked November 2019

Entry Requirements

Grade C in GCSE Geography is required, but students without this will be considered on their overall GCSE profile.

Course Delivery

Classroom based with field trips throughout the year.

Progression Opportunities

Geography can be studied at university and is also considered a faciliting subject which can help with entry into Russell Group universities. 

Careers in meteorology, engineering, hazard management, environmental consultancy, conservation work, planning, economics, civil service and teaching.

Additional Information

Field trips include Gower day trip (AS term one), Swansea City Centre day trip (AS term two), South coast of England one night trip (A2 term one) and Barcelona - three or more nights (AS term three)

Course deliverable in Welsh: