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Progression on to Higher Education & the UCAS application process

The entry requirements vary for our higher education courses, so it is advisable to check the specific requirements for your course carefully. Alternatively, you can contact our information, advice and guidance staff directly if, for example, you are a mature student unsure about your qualifications or you require other support.

Our Advice and Progression Co-ordinators will be happy to help you find the most appropriate route into higher education. You may be getting ready to complete your Level 3 programme, looking to progress your career or simply deciding, later in life, to pursue higher education qualifications. Don’t worry - we will assist you wherever possible.

We can advise you how to approach your personal statement and we will liaise with your personal tutor and you to ensure your application has been checked. We can also signpost you in relation to HE funding and loans.

If you would like help and support in completing your UCAS application, please phone 01942 761 600 and ask for the Advice & Progression team.

Apply by UCAS to Wigan & Leigh College University level courses

Wigan & Leigh College institution code is W67 and you will also need the ucas code for the course which can be found on in the prospectus.

If you are an internal Level 3 student and want to study a University level course at Wigan & Leigh College, then please ask your tutor for an internal application form.

If you are not currently studying at Wigan & Leigh College and wish to apply for a University level course, then please visit  www.ucas.com

You will then be invited in to attend an interview and we will write to you to confirm the details. At the interview our secialist staff will assess your relevant qualifications, abilities, aptitudes, skills and other prior learning and experience.

Post interview
We will confirm whether you have been offered a place at the College or otherwise.

Apply by UCAS to other Universities

If you are an internal student on a Wigan & Leigh College Level 3 course, and wish to apply for other Universities, you  will also need a buzzword which can be obtained from Student Services.

For help and advice on making your application contact Student Services on 01942 761687.

Please check the UCAS website for the deadline dates


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