GCSE Geography

The AQA Geography GCSE comprises of 3 units of work:

  • Unit 1: Physical Geography
  • Unit 2: Human Geography
  • Unit 3: Local Fieldwork

Physical Geography

Section A

  • The Restless Earth
  • Rocks, Resources and Scenery
  • Challenge of Weather and Climate
  • Living World

Section B

  • Water on the Land
  • Ice on the Land
  • The Coastal Zone

Style of Assessment

1 hour 30 minute examination

Candidates answer three questions, one from Section A and one from Section B plus free choice of one other.

Human Geography

Section A

  • Population Change
  • Changing Urban Environments
  • Changing Rural Environments

Section B

  • The Development Gap
  • Globalisation
  • Tourism

Style of Assessment

1 hour 30 minute examination Candidates answer three questions, one from Section A and one from Section B plus free choice of one other Spelling, punctuation and grammar will be assessed in this unit.

Local Fieldwork

Local Fieldwork Investigation

Marked out of 60.
Maximum word guidance of 2000.
6 hour write-up under direct supervision.

Geography

Curriculum