Level 3 Geography

13GEO
Course Description

Contact Person: J. Thomas

Year 13 Geography

This course offers students a more in-depth understanding of both the natural and cultural environments. The course gives the student an opportunity to explore topics of interest to them for both global and contemporary issues. Coastal processes are investigated and a field trip to Farewell Spit is used for their research assessment and the external examination.



Contributions and Equipment

Field trip: approx. $180.00


Entry Requirements

A minimum of 12 credits in 12GEO or an equivalent subject. Students not meeting this requirement may be admitted at the discretion of the HOD.



Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91426 v2 Geography 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a New Zealand geographic environment
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91429 v2 Geography 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through selection and application of geographic concepts and skills
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91430 v2 Geography 3.5 - Conduct geographic research with consultation
3
I
5
Y
*
Y
A.S. 91431 v2 Geography 3.6 - Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue
3
I
3
Y
3r *
A.S. 91432 v2 Geography 3.7 - Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
3
I
3
Y
3r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

Pathway Tags

Survey Technician, Anaesthetic Technician, Historian, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Surveyor, Fishing Skipper, Urban/Regional/Events Planner, Resource management planner, Emergency Management Officer, Meteorologist, Interpreter, Driller, Geologist, Environmental Scientist or Lawyer, Ranger, Landscape Architect, Geophysicist, Translator, Library Assistant, Policy Analyst, Travel Agent/Adviser, Intelligence Officer, Geospatial Specialist, Career Consultant, Conservationist


Disclaimer

Courses are based on student choice, so some courses may not run.