GEO301

Geography Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms Fletcher

Geography 301

Study human interactions with the natural and cultural environment. 

Concept 1: Tongariro National Park - the study of interacting natural processes 

Concept 2: Planning and Decision Making - a study of the contribution of geography to the planning and decision making process behind a significant event 

Concept 3: Tongariro: pressure on an ecosystem – a study of people’s viewpoint & perspectives 

Concept 4: Water, Water Everywhere! – a global study of access to safe water 


Optional Standard:
AS 91426 Interacting Processes (External - 4 credits)


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A three day trip to Tongariro approx. $180

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Geography or English. If you did not do GEO201 or gain a sufficient number of credits (12+) in GEO201 then success in ENG201 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. 91432 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 3.7 - Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91431 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 3.6 - Analyse aspects of a contemporary geographic issue
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91430 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 3.5 - Conduct geographic research with consultation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91428 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 3.3 - Analyse a significant contemporary event from a geographic perspective
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 3r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91426 v2
NZQA Info
Geography 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of how interacting natural processes shape a New Zealand geographic environment
Level: 3
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: 10
TotalNumeracy Credits: 5

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

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.