What will I be studying?
There is natural progression from GCSE to A level. Contemporary geography is a subject which engages with the relationships of human populations with each other over space and time and their relationship with the environment at a variety of scales from the local to the global.
What skills or qualities will I need?
Students will need to develop a variety of skills which are very relevant to today's world of work:
Decision making skills
What does the subject involve?
Overall you need the ability to think 'outside the box' and develop the skill of bringing in knowledge from a range of subjects and applying it to a particular issue or topic.
You do not need to have studied geopgraphy at GCSE.
The skills you use in your geographical studies make you of potential interest to a wide range of employers.Statistics show that compared with other subjects, geographers are among the most employable.