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  • 1. Why study Geography?
  • 2. Geography AS Level Unit 1: Global Challenges a. World at Risk b. Going Global Unit 2: Geographical Investigations a. Crowded Coasts b. Time to Rebrand Exam – Summer 60% of AS Exam – January 40% of AS Fieldtrip – November
  • 3. Geography AS Level Unit 1: Global Challenges (60%) a. World at Risk
  • 4. Geography AS Level Unit 1: Global Challenges (60%) b. Going Global
  • 5. Geography AS Level Unit 2: Geographical Investigations (40%) a. Crowded Coasts
  • 6. Geography AS Level Unit 2: Geographical Investigations (40%) b. Time to Rebrand
  • 7. Geography AS Level Unit 1: Global Challenges a. World at Risk b. Going Global Unit 2: Geographical Investigations a. Crowded Coasts b. Time to Rebrand Exam – Summer 60% of AS Exam – January 40% of AS Devon Fieldtrip – October
  • 8. Geography A2 Level Unit 3: Contested Planet 6 topics covered. Energy Security, Water Conflicts, Biodiversity, Superpo wer Geographies, Development & Technological fix. Unit 4:Geographical Research Life on the Margins Consuming the Rural Landscape Exam – June 60% of A2 Exam – January 40% of A2
  • 9. Geography A2 Level Unit 3: Contested Planet (Water conflicts)
  • 10. Geography A2 Level Unit 3: Contested Planet (Energy Insecurity) Why do we live in an increasing energy insecure world?
  • 11. Geography A2 Level Unit 3: Contested Planet (Energy Insecurity) What is the future after oil? Tar sands can be refined into petroleum. Only recently been exploited as oil prices have increased making it economically viable. Environmental impacts are colossal; huge amount of heating required to separate out the oil (usually generated from burning natural gas), 4 barrels of water to create one barrel of oil and huge cost to local environment and ecosystem.
  • 12. Geography A2 Level Unit 4:Geographical Research Life on the Margins
  • 13. Post A Level Geography
  • 14. Natural Environment 1. Coastal Engineer 2. Weather Presenter Discovery 1.TV Researcher 2.Travel Writer Economy 1.Management Consultant 2. Lawyer Global Issues 1. Diplomat 2. Aid Worker Environment 1.Environmental Consultant 2. Environmental impact officer Where you live 1. Transport Officer 2. Property Lawyer Maps and Software 1. Surveyor 2.Census Data Specialist What jobs could I do with Geography?
  • 15. A Level Geography – A Summary Modern, dynamic and relevant syllabus 4 exams spread throughout the two years Range of physical and human topics covered 5 out of 8 students went on to study Geography at University in 2012