Stage 2 | Subject outline | Version control

Geography Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in May 2016 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2018.

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Learning requirements

Learning requirements

The learning requirements summarise the knowledge, skills, and understanding that students are expected to develop and demonstrate through their learning in Stage 2 Geography.

In this subject, students are expected to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of geographical concepts of place, space, environment, interconnection, sustainability, scale, and change
  2. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the complexity of human–environment interdependence in local, national, and/or global contexts
  3. use geographical and fieldwork skills, including the use of spatial technologies, to examine geographical features, patterns, and processes
  4. analyse information to evaluate projections for change, and make recommendations for improvements to human and physical environments
  5. evaluate the environmental, social, and economic causes, effects, and consequences of change
  6. communicate geographical information, using subject-specific terminology and visual representations.