Accessibility links

Exended Project at St Wilfrids Catholic High School

Course description

Level 3 Extended Project

Course content

The Extended Project will develop and extend from one or more of the student’s study areas and/or from an area of personal interest or activity outside their main programme of study. It will be based on a topic chosen by the student(s) and agreed as appropriate by the centre.

Delivery of the Extended Project Qualification in centres will involve some teaching of the necessary skills, supervision and assessment of the student’s progress. It will involve extended autonomous work by the student. It will require in total 120 guided learning hours.

Entry requirements

5 good GCSEs including English Language and Maths


Students are required, with appropriate supervision, 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.

    Students will create a written Log and report or artefact, they will also present their work to a non-specialist audience.

Future opportunities

Universities and employers look favorably on this qualification as it gives students new skills, in the form of research, report writing and independent study and helps them to develop knowledge and understanding of a specific area of interest.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 July 2017
Provider logo

Key information