IGCSE Geography

Course overview

This one-year course encourages you to: develop your knowledge and understanding of geographical concepts and their relevance to our changing world; explore both natural and human environments, from local to global; keep up with current world events, watching the news and reading newspapers.

Unit Guide

You will study the following units for IGCSE Geography:

  • River Environments
  • Hazardous Environments
  • Urban Environments
  • Economic Activity and Energy
  • Globalisation and Migration


This qualification is externally-assessed through a three hour examination paper, set and marked by Edexcel. The single tier of entry will contain a variety of question types, such as multiple choice questions, short and extended answer questions, graphical and data questions and practical enquiry questions.

Exam Board