Level 3 Geography
Geography studies the Earth’s features and related human activity – it gives 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, diminishing food supply, human rights and poverty eradication, environmental protection and sustainability. A field trip will embed foundational knowledge and support the learning of some topics.
Topics Covered in Level 3 Geography include:
Issues of human trafficking
The pattern of maritime piracy
Coastal erosion impacting the local area
Course Costs and Equipment
1 x 2B8 exercise books.
$60 fieldtrip (subject to change)
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines
This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18
Applicants to New Zealand universities require 14 credits in three approved subjects. This course is an Approved Course for University Entrance
Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer, limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.