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AS & A Level Geography Textbooks

Geography AS and A Level will be taught from 2016, with AS first being awarded and 2017 and A Level in 2018.

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Jump to: AS & A Level Year 1 - A Level Year 2 - AS/A Level

AS & A Level Year 1:

A Level Year 2:

There will also be a student book, Geography for Edexcel A Level Year 2 [9780198366485], published in January 2017.

AS & A Level:

There will also be, My Revision Notes: AQA A-level Geography [9781471886713] and My Revision Notes: Edexcel A-level Geography [9781471886744], published in February 2017.


Digital Products

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Core Content

  • Core themes, knowledge and understanding:
    • Water and carbon cycles
    • Landscape systems
    • Global systems and global governance
    • Changing place; changing places
  • AS study must include at least one core physical geography theme and one core human geography theme. Include an appropriate selection of skills and fieldwork requirements relating to both physical and human themes. (Representing 60% of the AS overall)
  • A Level study must include all four core themes, all geographical skills and all fieldwork requirements that relate to both physical and human themes. (Representing 60% of the A Level overall)
  • The remaining 40% of both the AS and A Level must be selected by the awarding organisation but must:
    • maintain depth, breadth and challenge of the specification as a whole
    • ensure that at least half of the 40% addresses people-environment questions and issues
    • be balanced between physical and human geography
    • have geographical skills and fieldwork within the required content knowledge.