Level 1 Geography Half Course

Course Description

Geography studies how humans interact with the Earth – it provides an understanding of people and places. Geography helps us understand our own lives in a global world and the vital issues we face such as natural disasters, climatic change, resource dependency, human rights and poverty eradication, and sustainability. This course is four-periods per week.  

Topics Covered:

-Understanding natural or cultural processes around the world e.g. earthquakes, global happiness, cyclones

-Research methods and data collection to understand the geographic environment

Course Costs and Equipment

$80, course-related equipment and field trips (dependent on numbers). Subject to change. 1x 2B8 exercise book. Standard stationery requirements.


Assessment Information

Please note that the standard credit totals displayed below as well as the standard descriptions are subject to change before the start of 2024 due to the upcoming NCEA Level 1 changes.

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

Total Credits Available: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91933 v2
Geography 1.2 - Explore te taiao using data
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 5
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 5


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.