Why should I study A Level Geography?

September 12, 2017

Are you fascinated by the way the world works? A Level Geography studies both the physical structure of the earth, and how the human race is affecting the environment, past, present, and future. If you’re interested in studying a related subject at university then our Geography A Level is the course for you.

What does the A Level Geography course cover?

As a subject that looks at the human relationship with our planet, Geography covers the following topics:

  • Tectonic processes and hazards
  • Glaciated landscapes and changes
  • Globalisation
  • Regenerating places
  • The water cycle and water insecurity
  • The carbon cycle and energy security
  • Super Powers
  • Health, human rights and intervention

Our A Level Geography Complete course also includes the cost of sitting your examination, and we will pay for your 4 days of fieldwork in either Lincoln or Skegness… Now that’s what we call simple and stress-free studies!

What skills will I develop?

Whilst studying A Level Geography, you will find yourself developing certain skills, some transferable, and others relevant to the field of study. In terms of transferable skills, you will enhance your communication, teamwork and time management skills. You will also gain a better understanding of the world we live in, the research methods used in Geography, and how to analyse the results.

What degrees is A Level Geography useful for?

The knowledge and skills you develop whilst studying A Level Geography, is well suited to a number of degrees, including Geology, Civil Engineering, Archaeology, Sociology and, obviously, Geography.

What careers can it lead to?

Once you have completed your studies, A Level Geography can be useful for the following careers:

  • Transport
  • Conservation
  • Waste and water management
  • Environmental Planning
  • Weather Forecasting
  • Tourism
  • Surveying

Why study A Level Geography with Open Study College?

  • We will book and pay for your examination and field day… two things less that you need to worry about so you can focus on your studies
  • Never feel alone again with unlimited, award winning tutor support
  • Study from home, at your own pace, without any deadlines
  • Enjoy the flexibility of studying A Levels whilst working
  • Take advantage of our free CV Writing service and NUS Extra card
  • Earn UCAS points to help you get into university
  • Affordable finance options with low monthly payment plans

To enrol on A Level Geography Complete go to our website or speak to a Student Adviser on 03300 563100.

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Why should I study A Level Geography?
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