The Extended Project Qualification offers opportunities for students to;
Make a significant contribution to the choice and design of an extended project and take responsibility either for an individual task or for a defined task within a group project.
Develop and improve their own learning and performance as critical, reflective and independent students
Develop and apply decision- making and problem- solving skills
Extend their own planning, research and critical thinking, analysis, synthesis, evaluation and presentation skills
Use their learning experiences to support their aspirations for higher education and/or career development
Transfer skills developed as part of their extended project to other areas of study
The student will develop an idea for a project that they wish to carry out and discuss their ideas with a supervisor.
Students will then;
Carry out research to enable them to sufficiently develop project aims and objectives to make a formal project proposal
Document their planning and research within the production log
Meet with the supervisor at specified meetings to discuss the project process and issues
Carry out the project by achieving the aims and objectives they set themselves
Prepare and give a presentation about the project product and process (including a question and answer sessions)
Evaluate the project process
Submit evidence for assessment (production log and project product)