Topics of study include climate change, poverty, deprivation, global shifts in economic power and the challenge of sustainable resource use. Students are also encouraged to understand their role in society, by considering different viewpoints, values and attitudes.
Section A: Coastal Environments and River Environments
Section B: Field-work related questions on Coastal Environments
Section A: Economic Activity and Energy and Urban Environments
Section B: Field-work related questions on either Economic Activity and Energy or Urban Environments
Section C: One of the following: Climate Change or Globalisation and Migration
Paper 1: Physical Geography (40% of iGCSE)
● Written exams – 1 hour 10 minutes – 70 marks
Paper 2: Human Geography (60% of iGCSE)
● Written exams – 1 hour 45 minutes – 105 marks
Students will travel the world from the classroom, exploring case studies in the United Kingdom (UK), newly emerging economies
(NEEs) and lower income countries (LICs).