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A Level Geography

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 9GEO
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Topic 1: Tectonic Processes and Hazards.

Topic 2: Landscape Systems, Processes and Change.

Topic 3: Globalisation

Topic 4: Shaping Places

Topic 5: The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity

Topic 6: The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security

Topic 7: Superpowers

Topic 8: Global Development and Connections

Option 8b: Migration, Identity and Sovereignty.


The course will be taught by 2 teachers and there will be range of activities including group work, discussions and written tasks. You will be expected to play an active role in lessons. 

How will it be delivered?

There are 4 assessed elements to the A level.

Paper One - Dynamic Landscapes and Physical Systems and Sustainability: 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Paper Two - Dynamic Places and Human Systems and Geopolitics: 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Paper Three - Synoptic investigation of a contemporary geographical issue: 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Paper four - Non-Examined Assessment (NEA): coursework.

This component is a 3-4,000 word independent investigation based on a topic of your choice

Entry requirements

In addition to the standard College entry requirements – it is desirable that you have studied Geography at GCSE and achieved a 6 grade in the subject. 

Your next steps...

Geography is a wide-ranging subject which can be used to follow degrees in Human Geography, Physical Geography, Geology, Town Planning, Environmental Science and Leisure & Tourism. It can lead to careers involving the management of people, the environment and resources and in the fields of public administration, teaching, planning, tourism, transport and environmental organisations. 


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