Brighton College

Brighton College


Geography at A-level requires pupils to:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of selected physical, human and environmental processes that underpin key; Geographical concepts;
  • Develop a knowledge and understanding of the key concepts of  place, space, diversity, interdependence, people–environment interaction, the processes associated with these, and change over time;
  • Study at a range of scales and understand the importance of scale as a geographical idea;
  • Use a range of skills and techniques, including the use of maps and images at different scales necessary for geographical study; carry out research, and out-of-classroom work including fieldwork, as appropriate to the topics selected;
  • Use modern information technologies, including geographical; Information systems (GIS), as appropriate to the content; and,
  • Develop understanding of the application and relevance of Geography.  

Further Study:

Statistics show that Geography graduates are among the most employable. They possess the skills that employers are looking for; graduates therefore get careers in management and administration, the financial sector, retail, media, training, legal work and many other areas.

Exam Board: Edexcel

Course Requirements: Grade A in GCSE Geography