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Wigan and Leigh College

Location: Parson’s Walk Centre – Wigan, Pagefield Centre – Wigan, School for the Arts, Leigh College, The Image Centre

Approximate number of Higher Education students: 600

Approximate number of Higher Education courses: 19


Wigan & Leigh College has been leading the way in education since 1857. It has 5 campuses within the towns of Wigan and Leigh and offers Higher Education courses including HNCs, HNDs, Foundation Degrees, Top Up Degrees as well as teaching qualifications, PGCE and the Certificate in Education.

Our University study courses prepare our graduates with the skills and knowledge to enter employment with confidence.

As a partner college of UCLan, our Foundation Degrees, Top Up Degrees and Teacher Education programmes are approved and awarded by UCLan. This means that as well as studying on high quality awards as UCLan students you are able to access the clubs, services and facilities (including library, social venues and the Students’ Union of both institutions.

Type of courses offered

Bachelors degree
Foundation degree
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Postgraduate courses
Further Education Courses
Higher Level Apprenticeship

Subject areas offered at Higher Education level

Architecture, Building and Planning
Business and Administrative studies
Creative Arts and Design


Course Enquiries

Telephone: 01942 761111

Outreach contact

Telephone: 01942 761111

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