Wigan & Leigh College

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    University Centre Wigan & Leigh College

    Welcome to the University Centre Wigan & Leigh College

    With 70 years of expertise delivering vocational higher education the University Centre at Wigan and Leigh College is the first choice partner to secure your career success and for the skills development of your future workforce.

    For careers and sector expertise in Business, Professional & Technology, Creative Arts & New Media, Construction & Engineering and Health & Social Care, Sport & Education.

    Degrees awarded by UCLan, ranked in the top 4% of all worldwide universities and Foundation Degree, HND and HNC courses in partnership with Pearson Edexcel.

    Why choose the University Centre Wigan & Leigh College?

    • We have been offering higher education courses for over 70 years

    • Only College with University Centre status in the borough

    • Graduate with degree from UCLan or a Pearson qualification

    • Your career is our focus whether progressing or to starting your career we support you

    • Studying around work, family and other commitments won't be a problem, many courses are offered full and part-time

    • Smaller class sizes mean more contact time and a higher level of support one-to-one

    • Our expert tutors’ industry knowledge sets them apart, they teach from experience

    • Our fees are extremely competitive and by studying locally you could save thousands on accommodation costs.

    Levels of Study

    • Higher Apprenticeships

    • Higher National Certificates (HNC)

    • Certificate in Education

    • Higher National Diplomas (HND)

    • Foundation Degrees

    • Top-Up Honours Degrees

    • Post Graduate Certificate in Education

    Events

    University Centre Community Launch on Tue 20th June 5-8pm, Wigan & Leigh College, Parsons Walk, WiganClick here to book your place

    For real jobs, real careers and real success choose the University Centre Wigan and Leigh College…

    With a choice of 30 career subject areas, you can graduate with a degree from UCLan. No upfront tuition fees and courses starting from 1 day a week your studies fit around you.

    So come along to the University Centre Launch at Wigan & Leigh College on Tuesday 20th June and take the first step to real career success. 

    Click here to book your place

    Join us to celebrate our 70th Year of offering higher education courses and now having ‘University Centre’ status.

    Meet our expert tutors, successful alumni and exiting students and get a real insight into university study with us.

    University Centre Advice & Enrolment Event on Tue 27th June 4pm – 7pm, Wigan & Leigh College, Parsons Walk, Wigan. Click here to book your place 


    Latest News

    Skills and employment futures in the Wigan borough are set to advance with the awarding of University Centre status to Wigan & Leigh College

    Celebrating 70 years of delivering higher education in the borough


    Information

    GM Higher

    Wigan & Leigh College is in a collaboration with Greater Manchester Higher. Which are a collaboration of higher education providers from across Greater Manchester, who are working together to provide high quality outreach activities for local schools and colleges as part of the HEFCE funded National Networks for Collaborative Outreach project. GM Higher aims to improve the provision of information, advice and guidance about progression routes to higher education (HE) and improved information about the variety of HE options for learners and their key influencers.

    Courses Available

    COURSE TITLE VENUE MODE OF STUDY COURSE DETAILS
    Foundation Degree (FdA) Children, Young People and their Services Awarded by UCLan Parson's Walk Centre, Wigan Full-time View  Foundation Degree (FdA) Children, Young People and their Services Awarded by UCLan Course
    BA (Hons) Business Administration Top-up Degree Awarded by UCLan Professional Studies Building, Wigan Full-time View BA (Hons) Business Administration Top-up Degree Awarded by UCLan Course
    BEng (Hons) Top Up Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Awarded by UCLan Pagefield Centre, Wigan Part-time View BEng (Hons) Top Up Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Awarded by UCLan Course
    BEng (Hons) Top-Up Degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Awarded by UCLan Professional Studies Building, Wigan Part-time View BEng (Hons) Top-Up Degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Awarded by UCLan Course
    BSc (Hons) Computing Top-Up Degree Awarded by UCLan Parson's Walk Centre, Wigan Part-time View BSc (Hons) Computing Top-Up Degree Awarded by UCLan Course
    FdA Health & Social Care (Social Care) Awarded by UCLan Parson's Walk Centre, Wigan Full-time View FdA Health & Social Care (Social Care) Awarded by UCLan Course
    Foundation Degree (FdA) Children, Young People & their Services awarded by UCLan Parson's Walk Centre, Wigan Full-time View Foundation Degree (FdA) Children, Young People & their Services awarded by UCLan Course
    Foundation Degree (FdA) in Creative Industries - Fashion & Textiles Pathway School for the Arts - Wigan Full-time View Foundation Degree (FdA) in Creative Industries - Fashion & Textiles Pathway Course
    Foundation Degree (FdA) in Creative Industries - Graphic Design Pathway School for the Arts - Wigan Full-time View Foundation Degree (FdA) in Creative Industries - Graphic Design Pathway Course
    Foundation Degree (FdA) in Creative Industries - Media Pathway School for the Arts - Wigan Part-time View Foundation Degree (FdA) in Creative Industries - Media Pathway Course



    Wigan and Leigh College, PO Box 53, Parson's Walk, Wigan, WN1 1RS

    (01942) 76 16 00

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