Approx Cost:
Field trips $250.00 - $270.00.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

10 Literacy credits in NCEA Level 1.  

Course Outline:

Geography is the study of interactions between people and the environment. We anticipate a field trip to Kaikoura or Queenstown. This is highly recommended but not compulsory.

The main areas of study are:

Natural Processes:

  • How do marine processes operate at the coastal fringes?

Event Management and Planning:

  • The Christchurch Marathon

Geographic Issues:

  • Human trafficking.

Global Study:

  • Global arms trade.

This course includes 3 internal and 2 external Achievement Standards.

Other subjects which may help students learning in this course are other sciences like Biology and Physics and Social Sciences like History and Senior Social Sciences.

Where Does It Lead:

Careers in resource management, planning, surveying, demographics, travel. University and Polytechnic study.

For further information see:
Mr C Perry.