Single piece of work of your choice: Report Dissertation Artefact Performance A2 standard work
Anything! It could be an extension of a topic that you find interesting from one of your AS subjects. It could be a hobby that you want to research further. It could be linked to your university course choice
Is the media to blame for a negative body image? Music and meaning Electoral systems in the UK and Germany The evolution of women’s fashion Was Napoleon a hero or a tyrant? A review of renewable energy and its possibilities in 2011 The funding of Hospices in the UK Who was Martin Luther and what was his impact on Society through to today? A short film based on research of other short films, techniques and approaches
Build up a ‘tool kit’ of skills such as: Research, planning, presentation, communication etc… Prepare for university/employment Broadest appeal of all educational reforms to university admissions tutors What do universities think about EPQ? A* = 70 UCAS Points B = 60 UCAS Points C = 50 UCAS Points D = 40 UCAS Points E = 20 UCAS Points
Have you got a strong interest in a particular area? Are you able to work independently? Have you got strong research and analytical skills....and are keen to develop these? Are you a committed and organised student? If you answered YES to all these questions then......the EPQ is for you! If you answered NO to one of these questions then the EPQ is probably not for you.
Think about what you could do Take a research booklet and complete over the summer Detailed bibliography and literature review Bring this back to your week 6 interview and show your interviewer www.aqa.org/projects