Level 2 Geography

12GEO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Sharma

GEOGRAPHY – YEAR 12
NCEA LEVEL 2
CODE: 12GEO
The key studies in this course are large natural environments and differences in development. Studies of a contemporary NZ geographic issue, urban patterns and a global issue are also carried out in class. Guided research and mastery of intermediate geographic skills are also part of the course. The skills and knowledge learnt at this level will help students at Level 3.


Pathway

Level 3 Geography

Entry Requirements

14 Credits in Level 1 Geography or for students without Level 1 Geography, 14 credits from an appropriate subject at the discretion of the Head of Social Sciences. 


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91241 v3 Geography 2.2 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of an urban pattern
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91243 v2 Geography 2.4 - Apply geography concepts and skills to demonstrate understanding of a given environment
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91244 v3 Geography 2.5 - Conduct geographic research with guidance
2
I
5
Y
Y
A.S. 91245 v3 Geography 2.6 - Explain aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91246 v3 Geography 2.7 - Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
2
I
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Pathway Tags

Mining Engineer, Survey Technician, Historian, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Surveyor, Fishing Skipper, Urban/Regional Planner, Emergency Management Officer, Meteorologist, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Interpreter, Driller, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Environmental Engineer, Ranger, Landscape Architect, Geophysicist, Policy Analyst, Secondary School Teacher, Travel Agent/Adviser, Intelligence Officer, Geospatial Specialist, Career Consultant


Disclaimer

Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.