Specification at a glance
|Geography Specification B (9037) |
|Unit 1: Managing places in the 21st Century |
Written paper – 1 hour 30 minutes – 86* marks – 37.5%
|Unit 2: Hostile world and Investigating the shrinking world |
Written Paper – 1 hour 30 minutes – 86** marks – 37.5%
|Unit 3: Local investigation including fieldwork and Geographical issue investigation |
Controlled assessment – 60 marks – 25%
For assessments and subject awards after June 2013 there is a requirement that 100% of the assessment is terminal.
AQA GCSE in Geography B is one of two specifications in this subject offered by AQA.
AQA GCSE in Geography A focuses on the geographical processes that shape our world through the study of physical and human geography.
There are two tiers of assessment: Foundation (G-C) and Higher (D-A*).
* this mark is made up of 80 marks for content plus 6 marks for spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG)
** this mark is made up of 80 marks for content plus 6 marks for SPaG