A-Level Geography


A-Level Geography will encourage you to explore the systems of different landscapes, from dry deserts to coastal systems and the dynamic glaciers! This will lead you to discover the hazards the natural environment faces when ecosystems are under stress, and the implications of developing urban environments, as well as globalisation.

This A-Level Geography course will develop your skills in both qualitative and quantitative approaches to gathering, processing and interpreting relevant information and data. You’ll become an expert at contextualising and reporting as you produce independent investigations and demonstrate fieldwork knowledge, skills, and understanding.

SKU: X923 Category:

250 – 300 Study Hours

Level 3 Difficulty

56 UCAS Points

Cambridge International

Course Overview

You can enrol now for examinations in Summer 2022, 

You’ll be required to complete four standard A-Level written exams.  

A-Level exams and coursework 

  • Paper 1: 1 hour 30 minutes25% of A-Level, 60 marks.  
  • Paper 2: 1 hour 30 minutes, 25% of A-Level, 60 marks.
  • Paper 3:  1 hour 30 minutes, 25% of A-Level, 60 marks.
  • Paper 4: 1 hour 30 minutes, 25 of A-Level, 60 marks.

These exams contain a mixture of short and long answer questions, and extended response questions.  


During your course, you’ll be required to complete various assignments. These do not contribute towards your final grade but provide you with an opportunity to submit work to your tutor for marking and feedback. This will help you to monitor your progress and will be used to produce predicted grades (CAGs) if needed.

Course Content

  • Hydrology and fluvial geomorphology
  • Atmosphere and weather
  • Rocks and weathering
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Settlement dynamics
  • Tropical environments
  • Coastal environments
  • Hazardous environments
  • Hot arid and semi-arid environments
  • Production, location and change
  • Environmental management
  • Global interdependance
  • Economic transition
  • Awarding body: CAIE
  • Our course code: X923
  • Qualification code: 9696

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Entry Requirements

It is strongly recommended that you have studied English literature to GCSE or equivalent level before starting this course.

Why Distance Learning?

If your Sixth Form doesn’t offer the courses you want – Study an A-Level through distance learning. You will sit the same exams and get the same A-Levels as you would in school, but are able to study at a time and place to suit you.

Plus, the results and transcript you’ll get will be exactly the same as if you’d studied in school, and your A Levels will be respected by colleges, universities and employers worldwide.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. there will be additional fees for your exams that are payable to the centre upon booking Your personal tutor can provide more details.
You will need to pay separately for your final examinations. Additional texts may also need to be purchased to supplement your learning on the course.
We are able to offer places at partnership exam centres across the UK for our students, therefore, guaranteeing an exam venue. If you choose to find your own exam centre, you can, you will need to register with them as an external or private candidate. Fees vary across the country so we recommend enquiring prior to enrolment.
Yes! You study the same curriculum, take the same examinations and get the same qualification. The only difference is that the course is specially designed to be studied from home in your own time.
You will have access to your personal tutor, via email, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course to help you get ready for your examinations. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide that will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).

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