Level 3 Extended Projects support students with the move to higher education or into the world of employment.

They provide opportunities for the development of independent learning skills, critical, reflective and problem solving through the planning and research of the self-selected project.

The Extended Project is graded A* to E and requires 120 guided learning hours.

There are four projects available

  • A dissertation
  • An investigation
  • A performance
  • An artefact

Exam Board: Edexcel

UCAS points / GCE Equivalence

GradeUCAS PointsEquivalence
A*70
A600.5 GCE at grade A
B500.5 GCE at grade B
C400.5 GCE at grade C
D300.5 GCE at grade D
E200.5 GCE at grade E