Geography NCEA 3

Course Details

Level 3 Optional 19 - 23 Credits


To build upon previous studies, to develop an understanding of the natural and cultural environments, and develop an understanding of the environment as the home of people. Main studies include: a natural geographic environment in New Zealand (Coastal Processes, examining the Kapiti Coast); Cultural Processes (Tourism Development in Queenstown and the Gold Coast). Contemporary geographic issues and geographic issues on a global scale (Global Tourism), as well as planning and carrying out geographic research in the Kapiti Coast.

Entry Requirements:

12 credits GEO2 or 12 ENG2 Credits or HOF/TIC approval.

Course Contribution:

Field Trip (Kapiti Coast approx $30), $25 course book, Optional Gold Coast Trip (approx $2300) or if the Gold Coast Trip does not run, Mt Maunganui - $450

Leads To:

U.E. Approved

Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
91426 Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a New Zealand geographic environment 3 4 External
91427 Demonstrate understanding of how a cultural process shapes geographic environment(s) 3 4 External
91429 Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through the selection and application of geographic concepts and skills 3 4 External
91430 Conduct geographic research with consultation 3 5 Internal
91431 Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue 3 3 Internal
91432 Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale 3 3 Internal

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