A-Level Geography

What can I do with a degree in Geography? - A Geography student is armed with an artillery of transferable skills which has led to professions including, and not exhausting, cartography, commercial/ residential surveyor, environmental consultancy, Geographical Information Systems officer, teaching, town planning. A Geographical degree is also useful for astronomy, international aid/ development work, landscape architect, logistics and distribution managers, market researchers, risk analysis, conservationist, sustainability consultancy, and also in the tourism and transport industry.

What can you do with a Geography Degree?


"Prisoners of Geography: Ten maps that tell you everything you need to know about Global Politics" by Tim Marshall (2016) explains how the USA became a superpower, why some countries go to war, why are some areas rich or poor, why are some countries more globalised than others, and helps you gain insight to the complex geopolitical play field.

"There is no planet B: A handbook for the make or break years" by Mike Berners-Lee (2019) provides an 'entertaining and accessible' book filled with intriguing facts and analysis into the complex economic- environmental challenges faces today, combined with inspiring solutions.


https://geographical.co.uk- An online magazine from the Royal Geographical Society with various news, articles and competitions.

https://www.nationalgeographic... - A well known online magazine with news and articles about topical and historical geographical issues

https://www.sciencedaily.com/n... - Scientific and climate change news and articles

https://www.esri.com/about/new... - a range of interesting articles and blogs about the use of geographical intelligence and GIS to address global concerns and shown the importance of GIS in the workplace


https://www.bbc.co.uk/programm... - Although this business page, it also includes a variety of topical discussions which include ‘Fast Growing Mozambique’, ‘Paris Climate Pact: Corporate Winners and Losers’ ‘Gold and Oil in Ghana’, ‘California: Fruits, Nuts and Drought’ and ‘The Economics of Migration’.


This includes analysis from BBC Correspondents about various stories in the news.

https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/... - a wide range of podcasts from a variety of world leading thinkers.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programm... - The Inquiry is a BBC based podcast which explores questions from recent news events.

https://www.channel4.com/progr... - looks at stories behind the news agenda


https://www.youtube.com/user/G... - Geography Now! Is a series of short 15-20 minute videos about the geography of counties from A-Z

https://timeforgeography.co.uk... - Time for Geography - a wide range of geographical videos about various processes and theories