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Extended Project Qualification Level 3 at Brompton Academy

Course description

This course is a one year course, which allows students to embark on largely self-directed projects. By taking responsibility for the choice and design of an individual project they will become more critical, reflective and independent learners. Students will be able to develop and apply decision-making and problem-solving skills and increase their planning, research, analysis, synthesis, evaluation and presentation skills. They can learn to apply new technologies confidently and demonstrate creativity, initiative and enterprise.

Entry requirements

You will need to have achieved 5 A* - C Grades at GCSE to include English and Maths (9-5 grades).


Grade A* – E awarded. Students will be assessed on a portfolio of work (5,000 word report) and a final presentation, presented to an audience of peers and teachers. 

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Future opportunities


This qualification will give between 8 and 28 UCAS points, to be used to gain entry onto a degree course or entry into the workplace. It also has excellent transferability to the workplace and further learning. Many universities are very keen on the EPQ as it is such excellent practice for the type of independent writing required by degree level learning.


Further information

For further information please contact Brompton Academy on 01634 852341.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brompton Academy directly.

Last updated date: 17 January 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year