15 TCE credit points

Level: Level 3

Hours: 150

Type: TASC

Standards: LIT

Course overview

You have
TASC course
May lead to
 
  • ‘A’, ‘B’ (or ‘C’ in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum Geography, History or English.
Geography 3
  • A pathway and skills relevant to other courses such as Environmental Science and Society 3, Agricultural Systems 3, Modern History 3, Ancient History 3, Philosophy 3.
  • Further studies in areas such as geography, education, geomorphology, geomatics, environmental studies, sustainability, urban planning, agriculture.

  • How to develop concepts of place, space, environment, inter-connection, sustainability, scale and change through inquiries into geographical phenomena and issues.
  • How environmental, social and economic factors impact on the challenges facing humanity.
  • How global land cover changes are impacted by natural and human causes.
  • How sustainability of places, changing land covers and urbanisation are impacted by non-sustainable choices.
  • How technology and transport has been enhanced by globalisation.

  • Identify contemporary issues related to sustainability, human impact and globalisation.
  • Apply general geographical skills.
  • Plan and undertake field trips.
  • Use statistical information (Population Data Sheet) to investigate topics related to human population.
  • Use spatial technologies.
  • Engage in group and individual investigations.
  • Write reports and essays.
  • Use graphs, maps, population pyramids and climate graphs to investigate topics.
  • Investigate geographical phenomena and issues: sustainability, the process of urbanisation, its implications for world population growth, human wellbeing and urban and rural places.
  • Select a topic for a depth study on the challenges faced in a megacity in a developing country including: rapid population growth, development, environmental degradation, waste, social/economic division, infrastructure.
  • Investigate anthropogenic climate change and direct human activity on the earth’s land cover e.g. deforestation, drainage, irrigation, reclamation, mining.
  • Investigate globalisation: potential spatial, economic, social, political, cultural, technological, transport and temporal consequences/impacts of globalisation.
  • Investigate EITHER international economic integration OR international cultural integration as a depth study.
  • Look at the process of globalisation and the impact of technology, transport, cities and changing economic power; international economic and cultural integration; the changing. distribution of production and consumption; the internationalisation of culture.

  • Is well organised
  • Enjoys undertaking individual investigations as well as group work
  • Is interested in creative solutions to global issues relating to human activity, climate change and globalisation
  • Is interested in analysing graphs, statistical data and maps
  • Is interested in spatial technologies to investigate geographical issues
  • How human activity is impacting on the world and potential sustainable solutions.
This course is available at 7 locations
Intakes
  • 2022 (current view)
  • 2023
  • 2024 (discontinued)