GEO3

Geography NCEA 3

Course Details

Level 3 Optional 19 - 23 Credits

Purpose:

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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