GEO3 - Geography

Entry Requirements:
12 credits GEO2 or 12 ENG2 Credits or HOF/TIC approval.
Level:
NCEA 3
Type:
Optional
Duration:
Full Year
Invitation Only:
No
Assessment:
Achievement Standard
Credits:
up to 23
Endorsement:
Yes
U.E. Approved:
Yes
Leads To:
Geography (NCEA 3)
Contribution:
Field Trips (Kapiti Coast - no charge / Optional Gold Coast Trip (approx $2300) or if the Gold Coast Trip does not run, Optional Mt Maunganui Trip - (Approx $450)

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.

Available Standards:

Some or all of the following will be offered
Title Description Level Credits Assessment U.E. Reading U.E. Writing
91426 Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a New Zealand geographic environment 3 4 External Yes Yes
91427 Demonstrate understanding of how a cultural process shapes geographic environment(s) 3 4 External Yes Yes
91429 Demonstrate understanding of a given environment(s) through the selection and application of geographic concepts and skills 3 4 External Yes Yes
91430 Conduct geographic research with consultation 3 5 Internal No No
91431 Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue 3 3 Internal Yes No
91432 Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale 3 3 Internal No No
Other courses in Geography:

(*) Last Reviewed: July 31, 2019

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