Hartlepool Sixth Form College


AS / A-Level Geography

Course Content

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. By studying Geography you will develop the skills that are much in demand.

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:


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.