Our course actively engages learners in the study of geography, developing them as effective and independent students and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds. The course aims to develop a knowledge and understanding of geographical concepts and skills. It should further students’ understanding of their responsibilities as global citizens. It enables students to develop and apply their learning to the real world through optional field work and other out-of-classroom activities.
The Oxford Open is divided into six modules, as follows:
The course includes 8 practical and virtual fieldwork opportunities, and enables students to develop a range of geographical skills as they work with maps, diagrams, graphs, statistics, photographic images and online media. Students should have internet access to carry out some of the research and lesson activities, some of which will be accessed by password. We are now enrolling students towards exams in Summer 2019 and beyond under the new Edexcel 4GE1 syllabus
Oxford Open Learning’s Geography IGCSE course is designed to prepare students for the Edexcel IGCSE in Geography (4GE1) for exams in Summer 2019 and later years.
Summer 2018 exams: Assessment is by one 2 hour 45 minute examination. The course will be graded A* to G. Summer 2019 exams and beyond: Paper 1: Physical Geography, 1 hour and 10 minutes. 40% Paper 2: Human Geography, 1 hour and 45 minutes. 60% This course will be graded using the new 9-1 grading system.
The course costs £295. Click for full details of The Oxford Open Learning Trusts GCSE and international GCSE prices