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Is geography a hard GCSE?

Is geography a hard GCSE?

GCSE Geography takes the number 7 spot on this list. I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you this (it’s quite well known) but GCSE Geography is a fairly easy subject to take. What is this? GCSE Geography has a pass rate of 64.7%, as of 2018.

Is geography a good GCSE option?

Employers and universities see geography as a robust academic subject rich in skills, knowledge and understanding. As a subject linking the arts and the sciences it is highly flexible in terms of what you can combine it with, both at GCSE and A Level.

What topics are in GCSE geography?

The subject content is split into four units: 3.1 Living with the physical environment, 3.2 Challenges in the human environment, 3.3 Geographical applications and 3.4 Geographical skills. In units 3.1 and 3.2 the content is split into sections, with each section focusing on a particular geographical theme.

What is the pass rate for GCSE geography?

GCSE history and geography In geography, 34.3 per cent achieved a grade 7/A or above and 76.8 per cent achieved a pass, compared with 75.5 per cent in 2020. Geography also had the second-highest increase in entries, and the highest increase in entries at A level on Tuesday.

Is GCSE geography harder than history?

The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority report said history GCSE was harder than geography, and chemistry was harder than physics and biology.

What jobs can geography GCSE get you?

Job options

  • Cartographer.
  • Commercial/residential surveyor.
  • Environmental consultant.
  • Geographical information systems officer.
  • Planning and development surveyor.
  • Secondary school teacher.
  • Social researcher.
  • Town planner.

What do year 11 learn in Geography?

You will learn to analyse and discuss global trends and phenomena. The study of Geography is a structured way of exploring, analysing and understanding the characteristics of places that make up our world. Geographers are interested in key questions concerning places and geographic phenomena: What is there?

What do year 10 learn in Geography?

Students will look at human processes and systems, how they change, both spatially and temporally. They will study these themes in a range of places, at a variety of scales and include places in various states of development.

What percentage is a 9 in geography?

The proportion of grade 9 results achieved by geography students, equivalent to a high A* under the old GCSE system, rose to 9.7 per cent, compared to 7.4 per cent in 2020 and 4.8 per cent in 2019.

What careers can geography lead to?

What Can You Do With a Geography Degree?

  • Environmental consultant.
  • Cartographer.
  • Town planner.
  • Geographical information systems officer.
  • Conservation officer.
  • Landscape architect.
  • Teacher/lecturer.
  • Politics or non-profit organizations.