Scholarship Geography

Course Description

This is open to all Year 12 and 13 students, whether they are doing Geography as an NCEA subject or not. Year 11s may attend at the discretion of the HOD. However, doing at least one Social Science subject would be helpful. The sessions are held as before school or afterschool tutorials. The timing is determined by the TIC of Geography at the start of the year depending on what suits most students and the staff involved. 

The topic of the Scholarship exam changes form year-to-year and include examples such as refugees, climate change, urban development and megacities etc... Students will be notified of the theme at the start of the new year. 


Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths