IGCSE Geography

2018-2019

Miss Carol


What do we study in Cambridge IGCSE Geography?

Physical Geography -

Unit 3: Earthquakes and volcanoes

Unit 4: Rivers and coasts

Unit 5: Weather and climate

MAP SKILLS

COURSE WORK/FIELD WORK

Human Geography-

Unit 1: Population dynamics

Unit 2: Settlement and service provisions

Unit 6: Development

Unit 7: Food production and industry

Unit 8: Tourism

Unit 9: Energy and water

Unit 10: Environmental risks of economic development


In summary IGCSE Geography is tested by three external examinations:


In summary IGCSE Geography is tested by three external examinations:

Candidates answer three questions, each worth 25 marks. Candidates must answer one question from each section Externally assessed


IGCSE Geography Paper 1: 1 hour 45 minutes (45% of final mark) - Knowledge and understanding of the 10 topics above. Geographical Themes

Candidates answer three questions, each worth 25 marks. Candidates must answer one question from each section Externally assessed


IGCSE Geography Paper 2: 1 hour 30 minutes (27.5% of final mark) – Skills

60 marks Candidates answer all the questions Externally assessed


IGCSE Geography Paper 4: 1 hour 30 minutes (27.5% of final mark) - Coursework knowledge

1 hour 45 minutes (45% of final mark) - Knowledge and understanding of the 10 topics above. Geographical Themes

Candidates answer three questions, each worth 25 marks. Candidates must answer one question from each section Externally assessed




Don’t just live in the world, learn to change it.

The world we live in is rapidly changing, perhaps more so now than ever. Geography increases our awareness and understanding of this change and empowers us to become active global citizens.


GEOGRAPHY MATTERS!