The Geography A Level syllabus builds upon skills gained at IGCSE (or equivalent) level study. Students widen their knowledge and understanding of the subject, while developing their investigative abilities and their evaluation and decision-making skills.
The syllabus is wide-ranging and comprises a variety of options, for example, students learn about topics such as hydrology and fluvial geomorphology, atmosphere and weather, rocks and weathering, population change and settlement dynamics. The course also considers physical environments in depth, coastal areas and hazardous environments.
In addition, students study the human themes of environmental management and global interdependence.