Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)


What is an EPQ?

The Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) is a standalone qualification designed to extend and develop your skills in independent research and project management. It is a largely self-guided and self-motivated course

The qualification

The AQA level 3 project qualification (EPQ) is assessed at level 3 and carries UCAS points equivalent to half of an A-level. The project is intended to give you an opportunity to explore a subject or personal interest outside the limits of the curriculum, you will be required to;

  • Choose an area of interest
  • Draft a title and aims of the project for formal approval by the centre
  • Plan, research and carry out the project
  • Deliver a presentation to a non-specialist audience
  • Provide evidence of all stages of project development and production for assessment.