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Geography A Level

/ AQA A Level / UOL28

The Geography A-Level is an important subject of study as it gives the learner a larger understanding of the world and the way people interact with their physical environment and globally with each other.

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WAS £400.00

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course duration: 360 hrs

study type: paper

Course Description

Do you need an A Level within 12 months to get into University?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in Geography is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university. It also provides a progression route for further training whilst in employment.

This specification is designed to:

  • - Build naturally on GCSE knowledge, with minimal repetition of content develop fieldwork skills
  • - Increase choice of topics, e.g. between fieldwork investigation or issue evaluation papers
  • - Stimulate the study of geographical issues and impacts develop a specialist interest within geography
  • - Provide a seamless progress to higher education and employment

Recommended Reading

  • AQA AS Geography: Student's Book, Smith John, Roger Knill, 2008, Nelson Thornes Ltd., ISBN-10: 0748782583; ISBN-13: 978-0748782581
  • AQA A2 Geography, John Smith, Roger Knill, 2009, Nelson Thornes, ISBN-10: 074878259; ISBN-13: 978-0748782598

Please note: Due to a syllabus update, the Geography A Level is being withdrawn from sale as of the 31st of October 2016.
As a result, the exam for this course must be taken in June 2017 (extensions will not be possible).

Modules

AS Level

Unit 1 Physical and Human Geography

The study of core geographical concepts along with contrasting themes of contemporary or environmental impact, management and sustainability.

Unit 2 Geographical Skills
A geographical skills paper based on the content of Unit 1.
Skills include: investigative, cartographic, graphical, ICT and statistical skills.

A2 Level

Unit 3 Contemporary Geographical Issues

An issues-based approach to contemporary geographical themes.

Unit 4A Geography Field Work Investigation
This unit gives candidates the opportunity to extend an area of the subject content into a more detailed fieldwork study.
Candidates analyse and evaluate their fieldwork in response to the questions set. In addition, candidates will be assessed on fieldwork skills.

or:

Unit 4B Geographical Issue Evaluation
This unit gives candidates the opportunity to use their skills of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.
An advance information booklet is pre-released 2 months prior to the exam to facilitate candidates research into an area which extends from the specification content.

Previous Knowledge

Basic English reading and writing skills. It is recommended that students should have acquired the skills and knowledge associated with a GCSE course or equivalent.

Assessment

AS Level


Unit 1: GEOG1 Physical and Human Geography
Written examination: 2 Hours

Unit 2: GEOG2 Geographical Skills
Written examination: 1 hour

A2 Level

Unit 3: GEOG3 Contemporary Geographical Issues 
Written examination: 2 hour 30 minutes

Unit 4: either
GEO4A: Geography Fieldwork Investigation, or:
GEO4B: Geographical Issue Evaluation,
Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

Please note:
Due to a syllabus update, the Religious Studies A Level is being withdrawn from sale as of the 31st of October 2016.
As a result, the exam for this course must be taken in June 2017 (extensions will not be possible).

Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any ex

Awarding Organisation

AQA (The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) has a leading reputation for promoting education for the public benefit and draws on long experience of setting and marking public exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. AQA is the largest of the three English exam boards, awarding 49% of full course GCSEs and 42% of A-levels nationally. In total, students take over 3.5 million exams with them each year.

Support

  • The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
  • The course materials and support will be provided by UKDLP
  • You will get full tutor support via email
  • You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
  • You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
  • Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
  • You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.

Our A Levels come with tutor support for 18 months.

course description

Course Description

Do you need an A Level within 12 months to get into University?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in Geography is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university. It also provides a progression route for further training whilst in employment.

This specification is designed to:

  • - Build naturally on GCSE knowledge, with minimal repetition of content develop fieldwork skills
  • - Increase choice of topics, e.g. between fieldwork investigation or issue evaluation papers
  • - Stimulate the study of geographical issues and impacts develop a specialist interest within geography
  • - Provide a seamless progress to higher education and employment

Recommended Reading

  • AQA AS Geography: Student's Book, Smith John, Roger Knill, 2008, Nelson Thornes Ltd., ISBN-10: 0748782583; ISBN-13: 978-0748782581
  • AQA A2 Geography, John Smith, Roger Knill, 2009, Nelson Thornes, ISBN-10: 074878259; ISBN-13: 978-0748782598

Please note: Due to a syllabus update, the Geography A Level is being withdrawn from sale as of the 31st of October 2016.
As a result, the exam for this course must be taken in June 2017 (extensions will not be possible).

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge

Basic English reading and writing skills. It is recommended that students should have acquired the skills and knowledge associated with a GCSE course or equivalent.

assessment

Assessment

AS Level


Unit 1: GEOG1 Physical and Human Geography
Written examination: 2 Hours

Unit 2: GEOG2 Geographical Skills
Written examination: 1 hour

A2 Level

Unit 3: GEOG3 Contemporary Geographical Issues 
Written examination: 2 hour 30 minutes

Unit 4: either
GEO4A: Geography Fieldwork Investigation, or:
GEO4B: Geographical Issue Evaluation,
Written examination: 1 hour 30 minutes

Please note:
Due to a syllabus update, the Religious Studies A Level is being withdrawn from sale as of the 31st of October 2016.
As a result, the exam for this course must be taken in June 2017 (extensions will not be possible).

Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any ex

support

Support

  • The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
  • The course materials and support will be provided by UKDLP
  • You will get full tutor support via email
  • You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
  • You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
  • Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
  • You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.

Our A Levels come with tutor support for 18 months.

modules

Modules

AS Level

Unit 1 Physical and Human Geography

The study of core geographical concepts along with contrasting themes of contemporary or environmental impact, management and sustainability.

Unit 2 Geographical Skills
A geographical skills paper based on the content of Unit 1.
Skills include: investigative, cartographic, graphical, ICT and statistical skills.

A2 Level

Unit 3 Contemporary Geographical Issues

An issues-based approach to contemporary geographical themes.

Unit 4A Geography Field Work Investigation
This unit gives candidates the opportunity to extend an area of the subject content into a more detailed fieldwork study.
Candidates analyse and evaluate their fieldwork in response to the questions set. In addition, candidates will be assessed on fieldwork skills.

or:

Unit 4B Geographical Issue Evaluation
This unit gives candidates the opportunity to use their skills of analysis, synthesis and evaluation.
An advance information booklet is pre-released 2 months prior to the exam to facilitate candidates research into an area which extends from the specification content.

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

AQA (The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) has a leading reputation for promoting education for the public benefit and draws on long experience of setting and marking public exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. AQA is the largest of the three English exam boards, awarding 49% of full course GCSEs and 42% of A-levels nationally. In total, students take over 3.5 million exams with them each year.