Geography tackles the big issues facing the world today such as environmental responsibility, global interdependence and cultural understanding and tolerance. It also aims to bring about
|EXAM BOARD||AQA (8035)|
Living with the physical environment Challenges in the human environment
Unit 1: Living with the physical environment – 90 minute exam (35%)
The challenge of natural hazards includes tectonic activity, tropical storms, extreme weather in the UK and climate change.
|UNIT: 2||Urban issues and challenges include the study of a UK city and a major city in an economically contrasting country of the world.
The changing economic world focuses on levels of development. Studies will centre on both the UK and a country that is economically quite different. The challenge of resource management highlights an uneven global distribution of resources. A detailed study will be made of one of these resources.
|UNIT: 3||Section A: use of pre-release material in lessons, before the exam, to assess critical thinking and decision making skills.
Section B: assessing fieldwork skills that have been developed during two occasions of fieldwork but also assessing these skills using data from an unfamiliar context.
Geography will help you to understand and become aware of the places and people all around you. Surely that’s a useful skill to have!?
All of this means that Geography graduates find careers in many areas such as management and administration, further training and research, the financial and retail sectors, media and local government.