The study of Geography is a structured way of exploring, analysing and understanding the characteristics of places in our world. Students of Geography study key questions concerning places and geographic events, explored through fieldwork and case study investigations.

    Unit Topics

    Unit 1 – Hazards and Disasters 

    Unit 2 – Tourism

    Unit 3 – Changing the Land 

    Unit 4 – Population

    Skill Development

    Construction and interpretation of visual data such as maps, graphs and diagrams. Collecting, presenting and analysing fieldwork and research data.

    Possible Assessment Tasks

    Fieldwork reports, case study research reports and tests.


    A local scale fieldwork excursion designed to explore the local tourism industry.

    Career Options

    These include environmental management and conservation, wildlife management and nature tourism; town and urban planning; climatology and physical sciences.

    Year 11 & 12