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A-Level (AS) in Extended Project at Archbishop Holgate's School

Course description

The Extended Project is an exciting qualification (worth half an A Level – graded A* to E), that allows students to investigate something that interests them and go on to produce a single piece of work that presents the findings. At level 3, this can take place in the form of a dissertation.

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The skills this qualification will equip students with such as planning, research, analysis and evaluation will stand them in excellent stead whether they pursue further education, higher education or a career. In fact, in the world of higher education, having a Project qualification differentiates students from their peers and demonstrates motivation for their intended course of study.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Sixth Form are 5 A*- C at GCSE, including English and Mathematics, although certain courses will have specific requirements.


An Dissertation (essay) Examples:-

• The portrayal of women in literature.

• Is the NHS sustainable today?

Financial information

Over the duration of this course students may be required to attend visits to further their learning. If there are any cost implications student will be notified in advance and financial support may be offered to students who would have difficulty funding such visits.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification contact us on 01904 411341 or email (sixthform@, your school/college careers staff or get further information and advice from

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Archbishop Holgate's School directly.

Last updated date: 02 July 2014
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