Level 3 Geography
Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Hennessy
Course Description - Geography is the study of the environment as the home of people. It seeks to interpret the world and how it changes over time – past, present, and future. This course is for students who want to develop their geographical skills from the basics they learned at Year 11 and 12. The course looks at a range of very different geographical concepts and skills and offers students the opportunity to gain UE.
Possible Activities - The Year 13 course expands and broadens students understanding of natural and cultural environments. The course focuses on natural and cultural processes, climate change, population studies, global topics, geographic issues and research skills. There are a variety of case studies from NZ and around the world eg. USA, Nepal. This is an achievement standard course, which includes both internal and external assessments. It is possible to gain a subject endorsement.
Course Endorsement Available: YES
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$450 for 4 day Rotorua/Taupo field trip
Recommended Prior LearningLevel 2 Geography
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.