Geographers possess the skills that employers look for and what is true of employers is also true of universities. This is because of the way in which Geography integrates ideas from the Sciences, Social sciences and the Arts. Geography is concerned with the Big Issues facing the planet today from growing populations, expanding resource use to potential environmental catastrophe. The course is divided into three sections of study:
Water and carbon cycles, Cold Environments, Hazards. Including the study of rivers, glaciers, the tundra, volcanoes, earthquakes and storms.
Global systems and governance, Changing places, Population and the environment. Including International trade, Antarctica, population predictions.
•A Fieldwork Investigation
An individual student report based on data collected in the field. Fieldwork is a necessary part of teaching and learning in the course and we will experience a balance of both physical and human issues.
You will need 5 GCSEs at grade 5-9, including Maths & English Language
|You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.
English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.
Mon-Fri, between 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.
Many students go on to university, often to study geography related courses. Students also go on to geography related careers for example, architecture, geology, environmental science, town planning and teaching.
A fresh start
Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!
Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!
Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.
College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.
Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.
College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.
A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.
You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.
A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.
We are the College of the Year.
(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)
100% pass rate in 20 A-Level subjects including Computer Science, Economics, History and Maths.
99.1% overall A-Level pass rate
We have recently invested in a brand new state-of-the-art digital suite and health simulation ward.