Course Duration
2 Years

Entry Criteria
Grade 5 in geography
Grade 5 in English (language or literature)
Grade 4 in maths

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Why study IBCP Geography?

What will I study during the course duration?

The aims of the geography course at SL and HL are to enable students to:

  • develop an understanding of the dynamic interrelationships between people, places, spaces and the environment at different scales
  • develop a critical awareness and consider complexity thinking in the context of the nexus of geographic issues

The aims of all subjects in studies in language and literature are to enable students to: 

  • acquiring an in-depth understanding of how geographic issues, or wicked problems, have been shaped by powerful human and physical processes
  • synthesising diverse geographic knowledge in order to form viewpoints about how these issues could be resolved.
  • understand and evaluate the need for planning and sustainable development through the management of resources at varying scales.

Career opportunities and Future study

As a degree subject, geography is highly respected by employers. Geography graduates have one of the highest rates of graduate employment, pursuing a wide range of career paths. It’s often said that there is no such thing as a geography job; rather there are multiple jobs that geographers do.

Careers include:

  • Policy Advisory 
  • Conservation
  • Political Researcher and Political Advocacy
  • Tourism and Business Management
  • Business Analyst and Trading
  • Journalist
  • Education
  • Environmental Management
  • Town Planning and Regeneration 
  • Scientist and Pollution Monitoring
  • Oceanographer
  • Cartographer