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St Paul's School
for Girls

Year 12 Curriculum - Geography

Course overview

AQA A Level Geographyhttp://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/geography/specifications/AQA-7037-SP-2016-V0-3.PDF

Paper 1: Physical Geography

  • 2 hours 30 minutes written examination paper
  • Constitutes 40% of A Level

Topics

Section A: Water and carbon cycles

Section B: Coastal systems and landscapes

Section C: Hazards

Paper 2: Human Geography

  • 2 hour 30 minutes written examination paper
  • Constitutes 40% of A Level

Topics

Section A: Global systems and global governance

Section B: Changing places

Section C: Contemporary urban environments

Paper 3: Geography Fieldwork Investigation

3,000- 4,000 word individual investigation which must include data collected in the field. The individual investigation must be based on a question or issue defined and developed by the student relating to any part of the specification content.

• 20% of A-level