Why you should
study geography at
      IGCSE
Everything is
 geography!
The IGCSE
Geography Course
Population Studies
Population:
• Population Structure
• Population Growth
• Population Distribution
• Migration

Settlemen...
The Natural Environment
• Plate Tectonics

• Weathering

• River Processes

• Marine Processes

• Weather

• Climate and E...
Economic Development
• Agricultural Systems

• Industrial Systems

• Leisure and Tourism Activities

• Energy and Water Re...
How the course is assessed
•   Paper 1 (45%): 1 hr 45 min - Answer three questions
    from six. This paper is resource-ba...
What about after IGCSE?
• International Baccalaureate

• AS/A2 course (UK)

• IGCSE is International recognised!

• Furthe...
geographyalltheway.com: Why Study IGCSE Geography
geographyalltheway.com: Why Study IGCSE Geography
geographyalltheway.com: Why Study IGCSE Geography
geographyalltheway.com: Why Study IGCSE Geography
geographyalltheway.com: Why Study IGCSE Geography
geographyalltheway.com: Why Study IGCSE Geography
geographyalltheway.com: Why Study IGCSE Geography
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  1. 1. Why you should study geography at IGCSE
  2. 2. Everything is geography!
  3. 3. The IGCSE Geography Course
  4. 4. Population Studies Population: • Population Structure • Population Growth • Population Distribution • Migration Settlement • Settlement Characteristics • Land Use Models • Urban Congestion • Squatter Settlements • Urban Sprawl • Urbanisation and the Environment
  5. 5. The Natural Environment • Plate Tectonics • Weathering • River Processes • Marine Processes • Weather • Climate and Ecosystems
  6. 6. Economic Development • Agricultural Systems • Industrial Systems • Leisure and Tourism Activities • Energy and Water Resources • Environmental Risk and Benefits
  7. 7. How the course is assessed • Paper 1 (45%): 1 hr 45 min - Answer three questions from six. This paper is resource-based and involves problem solving and free response writing. • Paper 2 (27.5%): 1 hr 30 min - This paper will be mainly skills-based and will test your ability to handle various ways of depicting geographical information. • Online Assessment (27.5%) based upon the skills involved in carrying out geographical data collection and interpreting the results.
  8. 8. What about after IGCSE? • International Baccalaureate • AS/A2 course (UK) • IGCSE is International recognised! • Further training – transferable skills. • Geography based degree at university – or not!

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