About Wigan And Leigh College
The Wigan and Leigh College was formed in April 1992 through the merger of Wigan College of Technology (formerly Wigan Mining and Technical College) and Leigh College. It is the only General Further and Higher Education College and consists of 4 campuses in the towns of Wigan and Leigh, Greater Manchester, England.
The college consists of more than 14,500 students. It has developed a wide choice of qualifications at all levels from Entry level through to professional and post-graduate courses. Further Education students can choose GCSEs, AS and A levels, Diplomas and NVQs, as well as a wide range of specialist courses. There is also an expanding Higher Education portfolio of Foundation Degrees, Higher Nationals and Certificates for the benefit of adult students of all ages, both full-time and part-time.
Nearly 50 departments are present, the prominent ones being accounting, art and design, business administration, computing and information technology, science and forensics, sport and travel and tourism.
The Wigan and Leigh College aims to provide high quality training where the students come first.