Within the Higher Geography curriculum we study:

Paper 1

  • Population – the case studies are China; migration between Poland and the UK
  • Urban – the case study is Edinburgh
  • Rural – the case studies are of Shifting Cultivation in the Amazon; Intensive Peasant Farming in Malaysia; Extensive Commercial Farming on the Great Plains of America
  • Industry – the case study is South Wales
  • Atmosphere
  • Biosphere
  • Lithosphere – coasts, limestone and glaciation
  • Hydrosphere

Paper 2

  • Rural Land Resources – the case studies are the Dorset Coast; Yorkshire Dales and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs
  • River Basin Management – the case study is the Aswan High Dam in Egypt
  • Development and Health – the case study is malaria 

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