Extended Project Qualification A Level

About the Course

The ‘EPQ’ assesses the independent study skills required to succeed at university. It carries UCAS points equivalent to 50% of an A-Level (this means it is worth more points than an AS-Level). EPQ is recognised by top universities as a course which challenges students to employ graduate level study skills. Many universities accept EPQ as part of a points based UCAS offer. Students will be advised on whether EPQ should form part of their programme of study at interview, or during their transition to Year 13.

Exam Board

100% coursework - Edexcel


Grade 5 in English language

Beyond the Classroom

Visits to Sheffield University to use their resources to benefit your project.

Your Future

Universities really like to see that you have studied Extended Project, it shows them that you have the required skills and abilities to be able to work independently at a higher level. You will learn how to research and reference accurately, alongside exploring a subject of your choice that interests you or links to your future career.

Contact Department

Staff Contact: Miss F Ball
Future First Artsmark
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