LEVEL 2 GEOGRAPHY – L2GEO

Learning Area: Social Sciences
Qualification: NCEA Level 2

This course continues to explore both the physical and cultural world and how we interact within these. At Level two, we also incorporate relevant Tourism Unit Standards to enrich student learning and knowledge of our world. The program will be designed in consultation with students’ interests and ambitions. It is possible to gain Endorsement in Geography, or complete this course fully internally assessed. Standards will be selected from the components listed below. Students will still be able to do Tourism as a separate subject as well.
Day field trips and/or an overnight trip will be undertaken within this course.

Course Components:
  • Large natural environment
  • Sustainability and Values
  • Geographic Skills
  • Geographic Research
  • Contemporary New Zealand issue
  • Global patterns
  • Impact of Tourism on physical and cultural environments
  • Various tourist destinations (local and global)

External Credits:                                    8
Internal Credits:                                    34 (14 Achievement Standards), 20 (Unit Standards
Literacy:                                                  22 (Reading-4, Writing 4)                Numeracy:                                              5
Entry Recommendations:                    10 Credits in Level 1 Geography, or through conversation with  KMU or JLY.

NCEA LEVEL 1
NCEA LEVEL 2
NCEA LEVEL 3