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.