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Extended Project Qualification at Middlesbrough College

Course description

This is a largely self-directed project where you have to take responsibility for the choice and design of an individual project, the aim being you become more critical, reflective and independent student. You will: • Develop and apply decision-making & problem-solving skills. • Learn to apply new technologies confidently. • Demonstrate creativity, initiative and enterprise. • Increase your planning, research, analysis, synthesis, evaluation and presentation skills. You will have a supervisor to help guide you and attend all taught skill sessions and the course involves ninety hours of independent study for 30 weeks.

Entry requirements

You must be in the second year of a full-time A Level programme. Also subject to a QCA score. If you do not have a Grade A to C in English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these subjects as part of your Study Programme.


The course is internally assessed via a 5,000 word written project or 1000 word Artefact and Artefact product.

Future opportunities

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for University we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance. Awarded A* - E grades. Some Universities recognise this qualification for UCAS points (20 – 70 points) but ALL recognise it as a good indication for independent learning.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Middlesbrough College directly.

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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