Part One - Short Questions - 80 Marks
There are 12 short questions on the paper and candidates attempt 10 (each question is worth 8 marks).
Part Two - Structured and Essay Questions - 320 Marks
Canditates must attempt four questions. This must include one question from three of the sections below:
- Section 1: Patterns and Processes in the Physical Environment (Questions 1-3)
- Section 2: Regional Geography (Questions 4-6)
- Section 3: Electives (Questions 7-12)
- Section 4: Options (Questions 13-24)
The fourth question can be from any section.
The duration of the exam is 2 hours and 50 minutes or 170 minutes.
- Know your options
- Answer short questions first
- Timing of your answers is key
- Make sure to practice writing exam questions when revising over the next few months
- Use pencil for diagrams and maps. Keep them simple - don't waste time colouring
- Practice reading and analysing bar charts, pie charts, tables and diagrams as you will gain easy marks