Extended Project Qualification
Course Description - This stand-alone AS qualification from AQA provides an exciting opportunity for you to conduct your own research, something you are interested in or enthusiastic about. This qualification is very flexible and taps into your creativity and interests, giving you significant input into choice and design. Your project can be submitted in any format appropriate to the topic.
The potential benefits of EPQ are enormous. It allows you to have the opportunity to get deeply involved in a subject that interests you, to develop research skills, to pull together different areas of other subjects you are studying and to develop extended writing skills. These skills are all valuable preparation for going to University. The EPQ is a well-respected qualification amongst Universities. You will gain valuable UCAS points on completion.
Entry requirement - A good standard of English and communication.
Progression - Besides progression into higher education, the course is flexible and it can play an important role in any future study/career.