Geography A Level OCR for Year 13 

Length of course: 5 half-day sessions
Boards: OCR H481

This course is suitable only for students following the OCR H481 specification.

This course is for A level Year 13 students only.

This course is not suitable for Year 12 students.

Geography fieldwork investigation will not be covered.

Within each topic, knowledge of specific case studies is a requirement. Case studies will vary from school to school, therefore it will be beneficial for both student and tutor if the student brings their case studies to the course. 

This course will only cover the compulsory topics within the specification. 

The course will cover:

  • Component 1 – Physical Systems: Earth’s Life Support Systems
  • Component 2 – Human interactions: Changing Spaces; Making Places 
  • Geographical Skills

The course will not cover the optional units, ie:

  • Component 1 – Physical: Landscape systems: Coastal Landscapes
  • Component 1 – Physical: Landscape systems: Glaciated Landscapes
  • Component 1 – Physical: Landscape systems: Dryland Landscapes
  • Component 2 – Human: Global Connections Trade in the Contemporary World
  • Component 2 – Human: Global Connections - Global Migration
  • Component 2 – Human: Global Connections - Power and Borders
  • Component 2 – Human: Global Connections - Human Rights
  • Component 3 – Climate Change
  • Component 3 – Physical: Disease Dilemmas
  • Component 3 – Physical: Hazardous Earth
  • Component 3 – Physical: Disease Dilemmas
  • Component 3 – Exploring Oceans
  • Component 3 – Future of Food