Why take this A-Level? Geographers enter a very wide range of career areas and put simply there is no such thing as a geography job, there are jobs that geographers do. Studying geography provides you with valuable skills and a firm base for life-long learning. Some careers involve using Geography directly such as town planning, land and water management, tourism and conservation. Moreover, Geography gives students many transferable skills that can be used in many careers, such as leadership, presentation skills, independence, problem-solving and critical thinking. Further links: http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-a-levels/geography-2016.html
The Course: Geography, and the world we study, is ever-changing. Geography at Okehampton focusses on fundamental processes and reflects the world around us. The A-Level takes an issues-based approach making current global affairs a fundamental part of the course. It is engaging, relevant and futurelooking. If you want to foster an understanding of what could impact your future, then Geography will be the course for you.