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Extended Project Qualification (L3) at Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

Course description

It is a full AS Level equivalent qualification. It is worth up to 28 UCAS points.  It is recognised by all universities, including Oxbridge, as a means of distinguishing between high achieving candidates who are also predicted 3 or 4 good A Level grades. The project is invaluable in preparing students for the level of independent research work they will need to complete at university. It is also an excellent means of adding to a portfolio for art and media based courses.

Course content

It is an independent research project which you undertake in a topic area of your own choice.  It can take the form of:

  • A Dissertation
  • An investigation or Field Study
  • A Performance
  • An Artefact

Entry requirements

- APS 3.5+ with a 4+ in GCSE English Language.


There is no examination. The project is marked by your teacher assessor and then sent to the exam board for their verification. As part of the marks awarded are on a presentation, every student must present their project to an audience. The Assessment and Presentation will take place before the main examination period.

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: 15 November 2018
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