Level 3 Geography

13GEO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Sharma

GEOGRAPHY – YEAR 13
NCEA LEVEL 3
CODE: 13GEO
This course focuses on a few topics which are studied at greater depth: Interacting Natural Processes at a given environment, Tourism Development processes in Rotorua, and processes in Planning an Event. Detailed studies of a contemporary geographic issue and a global issue are also carried out in class.  Ability to conduct a research with consultation is a major component of the Level 3 programme.

The work builds on skills learnt at Level 1 and 2. Analysing, evaluating and assessing become key skills at this level.

Scholarship Geography will be available to students who excel in this subject.


Entry Requirements

14 or more credits in Level 2 Geography or Level 2 English or equivalent at the discretion of Head of Social Sciences. 


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. 91428 v2 Geography 3.3 - Analyse a significant contemporary event from a geographic perspective
3
I
3
Y
3r *
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: 18

* 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: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

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.