Geography Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Fletcher

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. 

Geography Level 2

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. 

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences


Geography Level 3

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

Career Pathways

Urban/Regional Planner, Meteorologist, Event Manager, Geologist, Forest Manager, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Secondary School Teacher, Geospatial Specialist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A two day trip to Auckland approx. $150

Pathway Tags

Urban/Regional Planner, Immigration Officer, Intelligence Officer, Construction and Infrastructure, Geospatial Specialist, Survey Technician, Surveyor, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Geologist, Meteorologist, Travel Agent/Adviser, Historian, Retail Manager, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Translator, Archivist, Conservator, Curator, Librarian, Library Assistant, Author, Journalist, Elected Government Representative, Policy Analyst, Barrister, Judge, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Records Adviser, Retail and Personal Services, Town Planner, Teaching, Demographer, Tourist Operator, Tourism Industry, Archaeologist, Anthropologist, Resource Management, Diplomat, Sociologist, Film maker, Lawyer, Social Work


Courses outlined will only be available 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.