FSC | Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

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A Level Geography Fieldwork

Specific geography fieldwork courses have been developed for those studying A level geography for the specifications taught from September 2016 onwards.

For AS Level students...

  • Complete the fieldwork requirements.
  • Cover a choice of specification content covering physical and human geography.
  • Prepare AS level students for the fieldwork exam, worth up to 27% of their total marks.
  • Explore the role of the geographer in a rapidly changing world.

For A Level students...

  • Complete the fieldwork requirements.
  • Give A level students the opportunity to conduct an independent investigation, worth 20% of the final A level mark.
  • Develop self-directed learning skills and thinking around sustainable futures.¬†

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Information for Welsh schools following the WJEC specification