The Advanced Higher qualification in Geography gives an in-depth understanding of complex ideas about how the world works and also gives the opportunity to carry out research, with an emphasis on fieldwork. The study of Geography at Advanced Higher level also gives the opportunity to develop a high level of skill in independent study, co-operative learning, objective thinking and the ability to communicate clearly and confidently. Pupils will gain expertise in the use of a range of maps, diagrams, fieldwork techniques, report writing and IT. Component 6 - Folio Work 655 marks i) The Geographical Fieldwork Project or (Study)For the Geographical Study you will carry out fieldwork on a topic which interests you such as river pollution or crime rates (the choice is up to you). You will research the topic, collect data and then process the information and turn this into a report.