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The Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) is a 1 year programme and is equivalent to half an A Level and can be taken alongside you other course.

This is a coursework based project. On this course you will select a topic of your choice to investigate. You will gain invaluable research and project management skills, which will prepare you for university study.



Key features
You will produce a single piece of work on a subject of your choice. This could be either related to your A Levels or unrelated to your studies. You will be required to demonstrate your ability to plan,  prepare, research and work independently.

The work can be: 

  • a report with findings from an investigation or study 
  • a design 
  • an extended 
  • an essay presenting
  • an argument 
  • an artefact
  • a performance

You will:

  • acquire a toolkit of skills, knowledge and understanding
  • develop decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • be guided by a personal project tutor

The Extended Project will equip you with study and research skills useful for many degree subjects and further study.