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Extended Project - Level 3 at Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy

Course description

Why study the Extended Project?

The Extended Project is an exciting qualification for students of all abilities and interests. It is highly recommended by schools and leading higher education institutions for providing students with a means of acquiring independent learning skills. These skills will help with their existing study and prepare them for higher education or working life.

What does the course involve?
The Extended Project is equal to a GCSE AS level (Level 3), and also has the benefit of additional UCAS points, depending on the level and grade achieved.
Students work with a tutor-mentor as well as working independently to plan, manage, complete and evaluate a single piece of extended project work. At Level 3, this can be a dissertation, an investigation or fieldwork, an artefact or a performance.
Progression and Career Opportunities:
The Extended Project qualification is recognised and highly regarded by universities, schools, colleges and students for the valuable skills it provides.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 12 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year