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Extended Project Qualification at Oaklands College

Course description

You will attend two lessons a week involving some taught aspects as well as independent work on your chosen project with on-going one to one support from your tutor. You will choose from four possible options: writing a dissertation, conducting a scientific field study, producing a dramatic performance or creating an artefact. Your choice of topic is up to you but you will need to ensure that there is some ethical element to your project (your teacher will help you with this)

Course content

You will develop your researching skills (both primary and secondary sources). You will also have the opportunity to improve your organisational skills and your ability to work independently as well as your knowledge of different ethical schools of thought and how to argue your point effectively.

Entry requirements

You will need six GCSEs at grades A to C including English. If you do not have Maths GCSE, you will be required to complete this while taking your AS levels.

If you are an independent learner with good organisational and research skills, you are right for this course.


You will be assessed on the quality of your work / chosen project. There is no exam for this course.

Financial information

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

Future opportunities

A Levels can lead you onto many different career paths, including university to further develop your skills in your chosen subject(s).

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 September 2016
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