Geography A Level/Post-16

A range of options are available for Post-16 geography to suit the exam specifications. Listed below are the general topics, for a tailored list, please visit the page for your chosen specification:

  • Hydrology –downstream changes in river channel characteristics, flooding & flood management, meandering.
  • Coastal processes & management –comparing management strategies, development on the coast, succession and management on sand dunes.
  • Geohazards –managing risk from landslides
  • Ice on the land –glacial landforms in the Brecon Beacons.
  • Weather & climate –climatic variations along transects: across a valley, ascending a mountain, entering a woodland/forest. Longtown also has a weather station on site for keeping a weather diary if required.
  • Biogeography –human influence on woodland, sand dunes, and freshwater habitats, environmental degradation by industrial waste.
  • Tourism –the nature, impact and management of tourism on a range of environments human and physical, either in the National Park, on the South Wales Coast, or in the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape
  • Urban studies –investigations at a range of scales (Cardiff, Brecon, Abergavenny and Hereford are all nearby) into land-use, environmental quality, movement patterns, service and retail provision, regional inequality, urban rebranding, regeneration, and the effects of industry.
  • Rural studies –changes in agriculture, changes in village land-use, rural inequality, rural rebranding, rural service provision, the rural continuum.

Exam-board specific summaries here: AQA, Edexcel, OCR, WJEC, Pre-U, IB. Further information, including study details and locations used available by request -please use the form on the contact page.