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A Level Geography


Exam Board: AQA 

Level of study: Level 3

Length of course: 2 years

Entry requirements: General entry requirements plus grade B in Geography

                

Where can Geography lead you? Geography will help you develop your communication and teamwork skills, as you’ll often work on group projects. You’ll also develop your research and analysis skills including in IT, lab and fieldwork, which means you will be able to collect and look for patterns in data. Employers love the mix of technical and social skills people get from studying geography, which they see as very transferable, i.e. useful for a whole range of jobs.

Popular careers for people with geography qualifications include: town or transport planning, surveying, conservation, sustainability, waste and water management, environmental planning and tourism. The army, police, government, research organisations, law and business world also love the practical research skills that geographers develop.