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Cambridge IPQ



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Entry Requirements:

Minimum Entry Requirements: 

4 in English and Maths 

Subject Specific Entry Requirements:

At least 5 x 7s

Why study Cambridge IPQ? 

We live in the digital era, an information-rich society in which young people need the skills and dispositions to think critically and creatively. Thinking critically will enable learners to identify, analyse and evaluate situations, ideas and information. Thinking creatively will enable learners to solve new problems and approach new challenges. Cambridge International Project Qualification (Cambridge IPQ) is a brand new standalone qualification, designed to provide an opportunity for learners to develop these skills and dispositions by carrying out research into a topic of their choice linked to their A Level studies. Through completing this qualification young people will gain the confidence to successfully navigate the opportunities and challenges of the digital era.

What can I do with Cambridge IPQ after Sixth Form? 

The aim of this course is to encourage a successful transition to university through a greater focus on independent, self-directed learning, as well as lateral, critical and creative thinking. As such, it is highly valued by many of the most competitive higher education institutions.

Students who have successfully completed this qualification have made successful applications to many Russell Group Universities, including both the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford. 

Cambridge IPQ Extras

The independent research elements of this qualification gives students the flexibility to research an area of their own interest and there is near limitless scope in terms of the opportunities this might offer. For example students have organised specific work experience, planned and conducted trips, interviewed experts, devised and administered questionnaires and learnt to use particular software in the process of conducting their independent research.