IGCSE Geography


Study online IGCSE Geography (with optional exams) at Upskill Online UK and get a support and accountability coach in addition to your tutor. This is the same GCSE studied in any school or college and is internationally recognised. With a 98% pass rate, and extra support – you can be confident you will pass this exam with ease.


Study the IGCSE Geography course entirely online to achieve this core qualification. IGCSE Geography is suitable to enter most professions including education, commerce, industry, transport, tourism and public sectors to name a few. Learn about the two main branches physical geography and human geography. This interesting and well respected qualification will show employers and educators that you have desirable and transferrable skills to build upon. You can be confident you will achieve this with a 98% pass rate last year.

Upskill Online UK offers you a support and accountability coach in addition to your course tutor along with a highway to success plan for you to follow giving you excellent value for money.

IGCSE Geography is internationally recognised in other countries as well as the UK.

  • Accredited qualification awarded by CAIE.
  • Practical examinations not compulsory*
  • Can be fast tracked to complete in one year
  • You can include exams at your nearest centre
  • CV support and LinkedIn profile guidance for your future plans

Course Units

  • Unit 1 – Population and Settlement
  • Unit 2a – The Natural Environment: Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Rivers
  • Unit 2b – The Natural Environment: Coasts, Weather, Climate, and Natural Vegetation
  • Unit 3a – Economic Development: Development, Food Production, Industry
  • Unit 3b – Economic Development: Tourism, Energy, Water, Environmental Risks
  • Unit 4 – Fieldwork
  • Unit 5 – Preparing for the Paper 1 Examination
  • Unit 6 – Preparing for the Paper 2 Examination

Syllabus (0976Click here for full course content

Awarding Body

Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) programmes and qualifications set the global standard for international education. They are created by subject experts, rooted in academic rigour and reflect the latest educational research.

CAIE upskill online uk

CAIE are the worlds leading educational awarding organisation specialising in GCSEA Levels and Vocational courses and upskilling learners around the world. They are part of the Cambridge University Press and Assessment.

Course Assessment

You will be required to sit two paper based written exams. A pass grade is set at grades 4 / 5 and is formally a grade C). 9 is the highest grade equivalent to an A*. Each paper makes up 50% of this IGCSE Geography qualification.

You will be required to sit two paper based written exams. Each paper makes up a percentage of your overall IGCSE qualification, and one piece of coursework as set out below:

  • Written Exams
    • Assessment 1: 1 hour 45 minutes – 45% of IGCSE – 75 marks weighted to 100 marks.
    • Assessment 2: 1 hour 30 minutes – 27.5% of IGCSE – 60 marks
  • Assessment 3
    • Assessment 3: Coursework (2000 words) or Written Exam (1 hour 30 minutes) – 27.5% of IGCSE – 60 marks.

We can offer you a guaranteed exam space at one of our exam centres it the UK when you choose to study this IGCSE Geography course with us at Upskill Online UK. Alternatively, you may choose to organise and book your own exams.

During the course, you will be required to complete learning activities, tests or assignments to show your knowledge and understanding of the units you have just learned. They do not count towards your overall IGCSE Geography qualification. They are marked by your course tutor and feedback will be provided with each completed unit.


Upskill Online UK have a national network of UK GCSEA Levels and Functional Skills exam centres and provide our students with guaranteed exam spaces offered at a discounted rate exclusive to our learners only. We can also book late entries and re-takes. Exams for IGCSE Geography are £206 with Upskill Online UK. Please select ‘Yes’ on enrolment form when asked, if you want to book your exams with us.

Course Outcome

When you have completed this course, you will achieve a CAIE IGCSE in Geography. Specification (0976).

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. A good standard level of reading and written English is required.


8 – 24 months

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

150 hours

What Next?

After you’ve successfully completed this IGCSE Geography course, you could progress onto our A Level Geography course. You can apply for jobs in a variety of settings or related sectors and you can also use this IGCSE Geography qualification to get into college or Sixth Form.


The IGCSE Geography course is popular with home school pupils. You will receive qualified Tutor support, as well as your very own Upskill Online UK personal mentor and accountability coach, to help keep you motivated and on track with accountability sessions. We will also help you to plan the next steps in your personal, academic or professional journey and provide your very own roadmap to success. You get the complete package all in one place with us here at Upskill Online UK, where learning is earning for life.

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