Geography Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Fletcher

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. 

Geography Level 3

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 

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences

Career Pathways

Urban/Regional Planner, Meteorologist, Event Manager, Geologist, Forest Manager, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Market Research Analyst, Secondary School Teacher

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A three day trip to Tongariro approx. $180

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.