Number of classes per week: 5
Expected hours of homework/outside study per week: 2.5 hours (min)
1. Patterns and processes in the physical environment
2. Regional geography
3. The Geographical Investigation and skills unit
|Elective Units (Choose one)
4. Patterns and processes in economic activities
5. Patterns and processes in the human environment
|Optional Units (Choose one)
6. Global interdependence
8. Culture and identity
9. The atmosphere-ocean environment
1-Geographical Investigation: 20% of Final Grade. Students take part in a fieldtrip where research is carried out and later written up in a project style guided by your teachers. It is sent away for correction externally.
2-Exam Paper: 80% of Final Grade*. The exam is 2 hours 50 minutes in duration. It consists of 10 short questions, 3 structured and 6 short essay questions and a longer essay question. *(Please note structure varies at ordinary level)
Time management, ability to structure essays, ability to retain and reproduce large quantities of new material.
Students who study Geography often go on to work in teaching, planning, development, journalism and environmental consultancy along with more specialised careers such as Geologist and meteorologists.