L3 Extended Project and L3 Cert in Maths

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BTEC Level 3 Extended Project


WHAT DOES THE SUBJECT INCLUDE?


The extended project is an additional qualification that you can study alongside your main level 3 course. The qualification is an equivalent to studying an AS qualification and can gain you the same amount of UCAS points as an AS Level and is highly recognised by universities and employers. You will pick a topic that interests you and then complete a project on it. You can produce either; a dissertation, an artefact, a performance or an investigation into a topic of completely your own choosing and interests and your tutors would help you to do this. When the extended project is taken alongside a full level 3 BTEC and a Level 3 maths qualification, this uplifts your Level 3 qualification to a Technical Baccalaureate which is more highly regarded and demonstrates to universities and employers that you are able to work to a higher more technical ability.


WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE?


The course is completely coursework based, can be based on a topic of your choice and can be practical or theory based. It is marked internally through the college by your tutor and then externally verified. You will be marked on how well you manage your work, how you select and use information and resources, the range of skills you develop and use and how you review your own work.


IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?


If you are looking for something to make you stand out on your UCAS application or on your employment CV as someone of a higher ability and who has the mentality to achieve extra this is a great course for you. This course is great if you have an interest in a topic or subject and would like to do some extended/ further research whilst gaining an additional qualification. It will run alongside your main course, so you will need to be dedicated and manage your time well.


WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?


You would need to have 5 GCSE’s at Grade 4 or above, including at least a Grade 5 in both English and Maths. Students are required to be self-motivated, disciplined and to take a degree of responsibility for their own learning.


WHAT QUALIFICATION WILL I GAIN IF I SUCCESSFULLY
COMPLETE THE COURSE?


You will achieve a BTEC Level 3 Extended Project qualification.

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