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Level 3 Extended Project

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Find out why you should offer Extended Project here: Why choose Extended Project?

Our Level 3 Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) is a one-unit, stand-alone qualification that is internally assessed and externally moderated and includes the option of using the free online e-submission platform. The EPQ may be based on a variety of formats and contexts, e.g. dissertation, field investigation, artefact, design or a performance. 

Learners develop transferable skills, valued in higher education and employment.  The qualification offers centres flexible timetabling options, providing opportunities for collaboration between faculties and departments within the centres. EPQ will be available for the June series only for all centres.


L Extended Project subject videos

Introduction to EPQ

Glenda Kinsey, Extended Project Qualification Manager and Andrew Gregson, EPQ Principal Moderator provide an Introduction to the EPQ as well as answering some questions regarding the teaching of the qualification

EPQ Student's Perspective

Discover a students perspective of the EPQ and how it has enhanced learning.

Examiners' Reports
Principal Moderator's Report Summer 2018

Our Level 3 Extended Project specification has been regulated by Ofqual. 

Book your place on one of our teacher training courses to learn more about a number of key assessment issues including:

  • How to make new technologies work for your candidates.

  • Dissertation conclusions

  • Evidecing AO3 LO5 marks in the Learner Record

  • How to plan and implement effective internal standardisation

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All Course Materials

We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.