Students will investigate population change in a local area to develop an understanding of UK diversity. Students will discover how flows of migrants since 1900 has impacted on the local area, with a focus on migration over the last 50 years and in the 21st Century. Students will undertake primary data collection to investigate ethnic diversity of population, shops and services and identify cultural diversity. Students will consider the social and economic impact of migration and the impacts it has on a local place.

Example Timetable

This course usually runs from 9.30am – 3.30pm, but times can be adjusted to suit your group and travel plans. During your visit you will be welcome to the centre and given an appropriate health and safety briefing. Your session will start with an introduction to the day, aims and objectives. Throughout the day we will undertake fieldwork, collecting data appropriate to the topic. We will break for lunch, before continuing with our fieldwork. Depending on the day and the specific times of your visit we may include some data presentation and analysis and we will end the day with a summary including drawing conclusions and limitations. Please note that specific activities for your group are subject to change. We go out in all weathers and seasons and will tailor the content of the day accordingly.

How this course fulfills the specification

  • Edexcel B Topic 3 Urbanising World, 3.3 cities change over time, Topic 5 human landscape, 5.1 UK economy,
  • OCR A 1.2 People of the UK, 1.2.2 diverse UK, 1.2.4 population change
  • OCR B 2c People and society, Topic 7 UK in the 21st Century, 7.1 changing UK, (a) population change
  • Eduquas A Theme 2 Rural:Urban links, 2.2 population change, 2.2.1 population change
  • Eduqas B Component 1 investigating geographical issues, Theme 1 changing places, 1.2 urban processes, 1.2.3 urban / rural change

Added value of this course

  • Develop personal skills
  • Have fun
  • Be inspired by a passion for the subject
  • Build friendships

Why Choose Field Studies Council?

  • Expert tuition by fully trained staff

  • Stunning locations across the UK

  • Outstanding curriculum knowledge

  • Rigorous health and safety procedures

  • Support before and after your visit

  • Free places for visiting staff