Course Information

Course Description

In the Geography course, learners will develop a comprehensive understanding of the world around them at local, regional, and global scales. They will explore various natural and man-made environments, analyse the processes that have shaped their development, and examine the interactions between people and their surroundings. By delving into the opportunities and challenges presented by different environments, students will gain insights into diverse communities and cultures worldwide.

Course Objectives

Throughout the course, students will achieve the following objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of location on local, regional, and global scales.
  • Develop awareness of the characteristics, distribution, and processes influencing different physical and human environments.
  • Explore the ways in which individuals interact with their environment.
  • Recognise the contrasting opportunities and constraints associated with various environments.
  • Foster appreciation and concern for the environment.
  • Cultivate an appreciation of the Earth, encompassing its people, places, landscapes, natural processes, and phenomena.


Course Outline

The Geography course is divided into three main parts:

  • 1. Population and Settlement
  • 2. The Natural Environment
  • 3. Economic Development


Student Acquisitions

By the end of the course, students will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of location at different geographical scales.
  • Analyse the characteristics and processes shaping diverse physical and human environments.
  • Evaluate the interactions between people and their environment.
  • Assess the opportunities and challenges presented by various environments.
  • Develop a sense of appreciation and responsibility towards the environment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Earth, including its people, places, landscapes, and natural phenomena.


Learning Methodologies

  • Engage in interactive online lessons and discussions.
  • Conduct research and analysis of geographic topics.
  • Complete practical exercises and projects.
  • Utilise digital resources for data collection and analysis.
  • Collaborate with peers in group activities and presentations.
  • Receive guidance and feedback from experienced instructors throughout the course.