A-Level Geography

Our course code: X923

Course fee £695 or from £52 per month

Enrol on this course

Humankind is fascinated by the planet we inhabit. Geography studies remind us that we have a responsibility to expand our knowledge of the environment so that we can understand the impact that human populations have on the world. This A-Level Geography course is an ideal route to further geography studies at university. A Geography qualification enables you to work in a range of fields, including education, commerce, industry, transport, tourism, and public sectors.

In this distance learning A-Level Geography course, you’ll get to explore the systems of different landscapes, from dry deserts to coastal systems and the dynamic glaciers! This will lead you to discover the hazards the natural environment faces when ecosystems are under stress, and the implications of developing urban environments, as well as globalisation.

This A-Level Geography course will develop your skills in both qualitative and quantitative approaches to gathering, processing and interpreting relevant information and data. You’ll become an expert at contextualising and reporting as you produce independent investigations and demonstrate fieldwork knowledge, skills, and understanding.

This home study course follows the new Cambridge International A-Level Geography syllabus and has been designed specifically to be studied online in your own time and space. You’ll have unlimited tutor support, a clear induction, and well-structured assignments to help you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to prepare for the exam. You’ll also have guaranteed access to one of our exam centres if you sit your final A-Level examinations in the UK.

You will benefit from:

  • A brand new course, written to the latest specification with dynamic and engaging content
  • Fast track is available on this course (work as quickly as you like)
  • Access to a network of partnership exam centres (guaranteed exam venue)
  • Unlimited tutor support – we’ll help you write a study plan and support you throughout
  • Exam pass guarantee (If you don’t pass the first time, we’ll support you to the next exam)

Geography is the study of all things impacting the planet we inhabit, understanding the responsibility we have to expand our knowledge about the environment and the effects of the human population.  

  • Exam Pass Guarantee

    If you don’t pass the first time, we’ll support you to the next exam for free

  • Guaranteed exam centre

    Access to our Country-wide network of exam centres (guaranteed exam venue)

  • Unlimited Tutor Support

    Get as much help and support as you want from your personal course tutor via email and phone.

  • Awarding body: CAIE
  • Our course code: X923
  • Qualification code: 9696

Cambridge Assessment International Education is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes, qualifications and exams, delivering assessments to over 8 million learners in over 170 countries.

Study Hours

You should allow for between 250 and 300 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.

Study Method

Our course is delivered via our online learning platform as this provides learners with a dynamic and engaging experience. Don’t worry, if you prefer, you can print the learning materials yourself. The learning resources are in a range of different media including videos, quizzes, and interactive activities.

Course Duration

Your course will run for a period of up to 24 months from the date of enrolment.


You can enrol now for examinations in Summer 2022, or if you wish to fast track your learning in time for examinations in 2021, please do contact us before enrolling. 

You’ll be required to complete four standard A-Level written exams.  

A-Level exams and coursework 

  • Paper 1: 1 hour 30 minutes25% of A-Level, 60 marks.  
  • Paper 2: 1 hour 30 minutes, 25% of A-Level, 60 marks.
  • Paper 3:  1 hour 30 minutes, 25% of A-Level, 60 marks.
  • Paper 4: 1 hour 30 minutes, 25 of A-Level, 60 marks.

These exams contain a mixture of short and long answer questions, and extended response questions.  

We provide a guaranteed exam space in one of our exam centres around the UK. Check where your closest exam centre is.

We also offer an exam pass guarantee. If you don’t pass the first time, we’ll support you for free, to your next exams.


During your course, you’ll be required to complete various assignments. These do not contribute towards your final grade but provide you with an opportunity to submit work to your tutor for marking and feedback. This will help you to monitor your progress and will be used to produce predicted grades (CAGs) if needed.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this home learning course you will receive an A-Level in Geography, issued by Cambridge International. Your certificate is identical to that issued to students at any other school, college or university.

This syllabus (9696) has been chosen by Oxbridge because it is the best suited to distance learning. It is also possible to transition to AS-Level Geography if you wish to, using the same course materials.

Additional Information

Difficulty - Level 3

Entry requirements - A GCSE or equivalent in Geography is recommended for this course.

UCAS Points - 56

Course Content

1: Core Physical Geography
  • Hydrology and fluvial geomorphology
  • Atmosphere and weather
  • Rocks and weathering
2: Core Human Geography
  • Population
  • Migration
  • Settlement dynamics
3: Advanced Physical Geography Options
  • Tropical environments
  • Coastal environments
  • Hazardous environments
  • Hot arid and semi-arid environments
4: Advanced Human Geography Options
  • Production, location and change
  • Environmental management
  • Global interdependance
  • Economic transition

Frequently Asked Questions

We have some answers to common student questions, but if you can't find the answer you're looking for then please contact us and we will do everything we can to answer your questions.

Yes. there will be additional fees for your exams that are payable to the centre upon booking Your personal tutor can provide more details. Yes, you can find out more by clicking here.

You will need to pay separately for your final examinations. Additional texts may also need to be purchased to supplement your learning on the course.

We are able to offer places at partnership exam centres across the UK for our students, therefore, guaranteeing an exam venue. If you choose to find your own exam centre, you can, you will need to register with them as an external or private candidate. Fees vary across the country so we recommend enquiring prior to enrolment.

Yes! You study the same curriculum, take the same examinations and get the same qualification. The only difference is that the course is specially designed to be studied from home in your own time.

You will have access to your personal tutor, via email, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course to help you get ready for your examinations. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide that will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.

Sorry, this course isn’t available to students outside the UK.

Please check our FAQs section or Contact Us, we are happy to answer any questions you have.