Level 3 Geography
Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Purdie
Course theme: managing global issues. Students will study the complex nature of present environmental challenges and possible solutions. These may include: the effects of human activities on different environments; cultural processes (tourism); natural processes within a coastal environment with field research; global issues such as human trafficking and conflict diamonds; geographic skills; spatial analysis using GIS.
This course will include a significant, multi-day field trip based on the curriculum and linked to the coastal processes and research topics.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Donations may be requested to help cover student costs for overnight trips associated with the course.
Course can be endorsed with Merit or Excellence
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
* These standards contribute to the 14 credits required for UE approval.