GEO201

Geography Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms Fletcher

Geography 201

Study human interactions with the natural and cultural environment. 

Concept 1: Natural Environments - a study of the South Island high country 

Concept 2: Urban Patterns – a study of Auckland’s facilities 

  Concept 3: Global Distribution – human trafficking. 

  Concept 4: Putaruru’s Blue Spring – should water bottling companies have access to this resource. 


Optional Standard:
AS 91240 - Natural Environments  (External - 4 credits)


Pathway

This course could lead into Level 3 Tourism by Distance also.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A two day trip to Auckland approx. $150

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Geography or English. If you did not do GEO101 or gain a sufficient number of credits (12+) in GEO101 then success in ENG101 is a prerequisite. 

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91246 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 2.7 - Explain aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91245 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 2.6 - Explain aspects of a contemporary New Zealand geographic issue
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91244 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 2.5 - Conduct geographic research with guidance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91241 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 2.2 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of an urban pattern
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91240 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 2.1 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of a large natural environment
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
TotalNumeracy Credits: 5

Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.