13GEOG
This course requires 1 option.

Year 13 Geography

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Robin Watson

Geography can be best described as an applied environmental Science subject. Geography promotes understanding of how people and the environment interact together and the patterns that result at different places, times and scales. It is a contemporary course concerned with resolving issues about the environment and sustainable development. Geography deals with the real world and the knowledge and skills that are learnt make it a very useful subject to study at school because it complements many different subject and career choices. Of course students can also later specialize in Geography where graduates are well sought after and extremely employable in a variety of professions. For more information please see Mr Watson.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

2B5
Pencils
Highlighters
Pens
Protractor


Recommended Prior Learning

10+ credits L2 Geography or 10+ credits L2 English
If the above pre-requisite is not met please see Mr Watson for further consideration.


Credit Information

Assessment Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91429 v2 Geography 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through selection and application of geographic concepts and skills
4
4
4
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91432 v2 Geography 3.7 - Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
3
3
3
3
I
3
Y
*
A.S. 91430 v2 Geography 3.5 - Conduct geographic research with consultation
3
I
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91428 v2 Geography 3.3 - Analyse a significant contemporary event from a geographic perspective
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91431 v2 Geography 3.6 - Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue
3
3
3
3
I
3
Y
3r *
Total Credits

Approved subjects for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsment: 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.

4
7
18
3
6
 Construction & Infrastructure
 Manufacturing & Technology
 Primary Industries
 Services Industries
 Social & Community Services
 Creative Industries

Pathway Tags

Travel Consultant, Cartographer, Teacher, Surveyor, Diplomat, Hydrologist, GIS Consultant, Meteorologist, Transport Developer, NZ Defences, Police, Search and Rescue, Lawyer, Journalist, Media, Environmental Planner, Civil Engineer, Researcher, Geologist - these represent a small scope of what a Career in Geography could look like. Please seek more advise from Mr Watson or Careers.,