Approx Cost:
Potential field trip $180.00
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 to look at interacting natural processes. This is highly recommended but not compulsory.

The main areas of study are:

Natural Processes:

  • How interacting natural processes shape the environment?


Geographic Issues:

  • Human trafficking.
  • Blood diamond


  • Urban Growth in Selwyn

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 Gilpin