AS and A Level: Geography

2,606 AS and A Level Geography essays

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    Discuss the degree to which the theory of plate tectonics is supported by seismic and volcanic activity

    5 star(s)

    This is an excellent answer for an A level student. The author has a sound understanding of the topic, and has an awareness of what the question requires. Use of…

    • Essay length: 1756 words
    • Submitted: 19/01/2012
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Nigel Fisher 16/02/2012
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    Discuss the relative importance of physical and human factors in accounting for changes to vegetation over time within ecosystems in the British Isles

    5 star(s)

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5 stars.
    - Very professional impression overall due to well written grammar and use of terminology throughout both accurately and appropriate to the topic.

    • Essay length: 1298 words
    • Submitted: 02/08/2011
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Katie Price 26/04/2013
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    Referring to both pharmaceutical and tobacco companies, explain how transnational corporations can influence the health of people in countries at different stages of development.

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    An outstanding analysis and evaluation of the role of tobacco and pharmaceutical TNCs in countries at different levels of development. The only thing that would improve this is referencing…

    • Essay length: 2086 words
    • Submitted: 05/03/2011
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Molly Reynolds 07/08/2013
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    Investigating Travel & Tourism

    5 star(s)

    A lot of topics and information covered through use of terminology and case studies and specific examples. Good use of stats- though more references and sources throughout would improve it…

    • Essay length: 11113 words
    • Submitted: 24/11/2005
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Katie Price 05/03/2013
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    Outline and Evaluate Hardin's 'Lifeboat Ethics'.

    5 star(s)

    Overall, a very well written evaluation of Hardin's theory. It makes good points and is consistent in the argument it makes from the start. The final summary of…

    • Essay length: 1338 words
    • Submitted: 28/01/2005
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Molly Reynolds 20/08/2013
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    Factors affecting rates of population change across the world.

    5 star(s)

    An excellent account of the reasons why population growth rates vary around the world based on three well chosen and justified case studies. Further incorporation of data demonstrating birth/fertility…

    • Essay length: 1367 words
    • Submitted: 23/02/2004
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Molly Reynolds 20/08/2013
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    The Scott Report and the Making of the Modern Countryside - 'How penetrating was the Scott report's analysis of rural problems and what were the consequences of its recommendations?'

    5 star(s)

    Accurate use of appropriate terminology. Clear and concise writing style shows the student has a very good knowledge and understanding of the topic. All parts of the title are addressed…

    • Essay length: 2147 words
    • Submitted: 22/12/2003
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Katie Price 05/04/2013
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    With reference to examples, evaluate the success of the schemes that have been implemented in an attempt to solve the problems of housing in cities in LEDC's

    5 star(s)

    A very good essay that is clearly focused on answering the question set. Tackles the main point of the question which is to 'evaluate the success' well. Some minor omissions…

    • Essay length: 1361 words
    • Submitted: 15/08/2003
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Molly Reynolds 17/09/2013
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    Evaluate the potential impact on individuals, communities and cultures of the changing retail structure of clone towns.

    4 star(s)

    This is a well written essay evaluating the positives and negatives of clone towns. To improve this essay should include more specific examples, and possibly some images, to demonstrate…

    • Essay length: 830 words
    • Submitted: 28/11/2012
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Molly Reynolds 20/08/2013
    • Awarding body: OCR (for A-levels)
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    Examine the impacts of UK retirement migration to the Mediterranean on the source and host regions?

    4 star(s)

    A good but somewhat generalised overview of the impact of retirement migration on source and host countries. This answer would be strengthened significantly through the use of specific examples…

    • Essay length: 471 words
    • Submitted: 18/09/2012
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Molly Reynolds 06/06/2013
    • Awarding body: Edexcel (for A-levels)
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Being the study of the world, its people and their impact on its environments, Geography is a subject which has strong links with many other subjects such as Sociology, Economics, Physics and Biology. Broadly separated into Physical, Human and Environmental, the study of the subject at A level requires you to master all three areas and be able to seamlessly use that knowledge in a synoptic paper.

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By its very nature Geography is a

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