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How do you structure an EPQ presentation?

How do you structure an EPQ presentation?

There are six central pieces of content that you should include in your presentation, which include the following:

  1. What your EPQ topic was about.
  2. The reasons behind your topic.
  3. Your aims and objectives.
  4. Research covered.
  5. What lessons you’ve learned.
  6. How it will impact your future.

How are EPQ presentations marked?

I. Once you have completed your final project your EPQ will be marked by your supervisor (in a similar way coursework will be in you’re A-Level/BTEC subjects). II. Your EPQ project, booklet, assessment record and candidate form will then be sent off to the exam board (AQA) where your work will be moderated.

Do I have to do a presentation for EPQ?

At the end of an Extended Project Qualification, all candidates need to present their work. This is part of the assessment and – yes – it is absolutely compulsory. The presentation needs to last for ten minutes, followed by five to ten minutes of questions (which we’ll talk about in more detail below).

How many marks is the EPQ presentation worth?

Learners are required to produce a presentation at the end of their project. The total number of marks for this qualification is: 60 marks.

Can you get an A * in an EPQ?

An EPQ is equivalent to half an A level, and is worth more than an AS. With an EPQ you are able to achieve an A* grade, unlike with an AS level, so it can be worth more tariff points.

How hard is it to get an A in EPQ?

This sounds good, but there are a few hidden factors that you might not be aware of. For one, only 17.7 % of students achieved an A* for their EPQ. That means only 17.7% of students earned the maximum of 28 UCAS points for all their hard work.

Do Unis care about EPQ?

Do universities like EPQs? Universities very much like the EPQ. It shows you can undertake independent research, which is necessary for all students at university and helps to bridge the gap between sixth form and degree-level study. Moreover, it shows passion and self-discipline.

What gets you an A * in EPQ?

Getting an A* on your EPQ begins with picking a creative, individual and exciting question that is both specific and sufficiently broad to provide a detailed response. Above all, the most successful EPQs are those that genuinely interest the participant.

What makes a good EPQ presentation?

Your presentation should be informative, creative and you should aim to interact with your non-specialist audience. Your presentation should include: TITLE – The title of your essay or the name of your artefact project. REASON – An explanation of why this project was chosen and its relevance to you.

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