NCEA Level 2 Geography & Environmental Studies
Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Beaumont-Gill
Geography & Environmental Studies at Level 2 focuses on how humans connect with and change the natural environment. It involves learning about
- just how clean and green is New Zealand?
- environmental problems of habitat destruction, deforestation and mining
- the Amazon Rainforest
- conservation issues and protection of resources
- ways to make sure the planet is sustainable for future generations
This subject also requires students to plan and carry out a practical research project involving a field trip.
Geography & Environmental Studies is a literacy rich course which teaches the skills of research, communication, resource interpretation and report writing.
Geography related careers include:
Environmental Scientist | Resource Management | Geologist | Geothermal Energy |Geospatial Specialist | Civil Engineering | Emergency Management | Urban Planner | Waste Management | Survey Technician
Recommended Prior Learning
Students must have completed 11 Geography, 11 History or 11 English
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.