Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
This stand-alone qualification will provide you with an exciting opportunity to research a topic of your choice. The project title may develop from a previous subject you have studied or an area of personal interest outside of your studies.
In additional to the general entry requirements you will also need a strong GCSE profile and entry on to the course is at the discretion of the interviewing tutor.
These will include the necessary skills required for completing your project:
- Project management
- Research methodology
- Ethical guidelines
- Report writing
- Critical thinking.
For the remaining part of the course you will be required to work independently with regular supervision.
You will be assessed on the following coursework components:
- Project product, in the form of a research report, production or artefact
- Completed production log
Recommended textbooks to be advised by your tutor. Extensive use will be made of the Internet, relevant websites and journals.
Higher Education or employment.