Use or attempt to use any unfair practice you will be reported to aqa if aqa is satisfied that you have committed an offence you may be disqualified from all subjects. Explore epq epq ocr (year 12 elective) aqa (year 13) pupil resources 1 general pupil resources epq aqa (year 13) pupil resources 3 examples of past. A student guide to developing an essay structure birmingham university ma creative writing for their epq an extended project qualification (epq) (5,000 words being a common aqa is one of the most popular exam boards and governing body that schools and mla format title page essay. The epq is an independent research project on a topic of your choice which must be an extension of your a-level study you will produce either a 5000 word essay or an artefact supported by a 1500 word report.
Moderation moderation is the process used to standardise the marks given by schools and colleges for coursework and controlled assessments the document below explains how moderation brings the marks given to schools and colleges into line with national standards. Our extended project qualification (epq) has proved to be popular with students and teachers alike it provides an opportunity for students to extend their abilities beyond the a-level syllabus, stand out and prepare for university or their future career. My project is related to geology, and its title is 'what would be the impacts of an eruption of the yellowstone supervolcano on the usa', so on the ucas form in the epq subject field i just put 'geology: impacts of yellowstone eruption.
Overview the extended project qualification (epq) is a standalone qualification and is taken by students in addition to their a level subjects it is a process based qualification where students are expected to develop, enhance and demonstrate a skill set that will prove invaluable as they make their move to higher education and beyond. This article is all about the extended project qualification (or epq) which you can take alongside a levels during the sixth form it tells you what is involved in working for an epq, the plus and minus points of undertaking an epq, and it explains how epq can help you get into a top university. The total mark for each candidate must be submitted to aqa and the moderator on the mark forms provided or by electronic data interchange (edi) by the specified date aqa reserves the right to visit schools/colleges by arrangement to sample stages of the project processlevel 3 extended project qualification specification (version 1. The aqa baccalaureate recognises the achievements of well-rounded post-16 students, which demonstrate that students have achieved success in terms of a-levels and wider learning and enrichment activities.
Teacher resource bank / extended project qualification • there is a clear emphasis in aqa's extended project qualification on the redraft coursework. If you are creating something which cannot be posted to aqa, collect other forms of evidence to show the different stages of your product, eg photos, and these can be sent if you are doing a performance, (song, play etc) make a recording which can be sent to aqa. Aqa education (aqa) is a registered charity (number 1073334) and a company limited by guarantee registered in england and wales (number 3644723. The extended project qualification is an independent project, in an area of your own interest, that will earn you an extra qualification worth ucas points we offer the aqa level 3 epq this course supports students with the transition between a-level study and higher education or the world of work.
Course aims the extended project qualification (epq) allows students to extend their abilities beyond the a level syllabus and prepare for university or their future career. The total mark for each candidate must be submitted to aqa and the moderator on the mark forms provided or by electronic data interchange (edi) by the specified date in order to meet this possible request or soon after. The extended project qualification (epq) will require the teaching of relevant planning, organisational, project management, study and presentation skills and a piece of independent work undertaken by the student. Projects: epq (only) coordinator training reference: propbf1 location: london a complete overview of the co-ordinator's role for coordinators of epq only, this session considers schedule delivery and the areas in which supervisors may need support and guidance. An extended project qualification (epq) is a qualification taken by some students in england and wales, where it is equivalent to half an a levelthey are part of level three of the national qualifications framework.
Coursework, controlled assessment and non-exam assessment (nea) measure subject-specific skills that cannot always be tested by timed written exam papers visit the pages below for information on: how and when to submit marks , including submit marks online and submit centre mark forms. Aqa provides teacher standardisation training and training for supervisors, either on or off-site, through the professionaldevelopment service which can be accessed from the aqa website aqa education (aqa) is a registered charity (number 1073334) and a company limited by guarantee registered in. Register to offer in the epq if you intend to enter with aqa enter your students to do the epq as you would for any a-level teach about 30 of the 120 guided learning hours, focusing on research, project management and other relevant skills.
When teachers mark assessments done in school (controlled assessment or coursework), they must all mark in the same way the standard is set in a process called teacher standardisation. Extended project qualification (epq) sixth form tudor grange academy solihull what specification is proposed aqa what will i be covering in the course the extended project is a level 3 qualification there will be allotted time to deli. 2017/18 record forms centre declaration sheets centre declaration sheets are for schools/colleges to: authenticate students' internally-assessed work confirm the internal standardisation of marking.