Links & Resources Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) Course Title: AQA EPQ (Level 3) Grading: A*-G Course Overview: (What will students learn?) EPQ students will learn to: Identify, design, plan and complete an individual project, applying a range of organisational skills and strategies to meet agreed objectives Select and use a range of skills, solve problems, take decisions critically, creatively and flexibly, to achieve planned outcomes Obtain, critically select and use information from a range of sources; analyse data, apply it relevantly and demonstrate understanding of any appropriate linkages, connections and complexities of the topic Evaluate outcomes both in relation to agreed objectives and own learning and performance. Select and use a range of communication skills and media to present evidenced outcomes and conclusions in appropriate format External Assessment: Students will complete one piece of written coursework which is 100% of the EPQ qualification. The EPQ can be written about a topic of the student’s choice, agreed upon with their supervisor. The coursework is around 5000 words, and is made up of extensive research and analysis about a chosen topic. The process allows students to make a detailed and constructed evaluation based on what they have found. The EPQ process allows students to prepare for further education, and encourages wider research for other A-Level subjects.
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