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A Level Professional Honours Programme - Computing Science at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

This programme has been developed to provide you with the very best opportunities to enable you to develop

the essential skills needed to secure your chosen career path and for your future success. We have combined both traditional academic A Level subjects with essential professional related experiences

to offer you a comprehensive programme of study.

Course content

You will study 4 AS subjects in the first year: Maths, Computing Science, Physics and a further AS Level. You will have a dedicated Professional Development Day where you will further your studies and knowledge with a range of activities including: Work experience, Industry related qualifications and the Extended Project Qualification.

Entry requirements


8 GCSEs graded A*-C/9-5 of which a minimum of 4 GCSEs graded B/ 9-6 (including English, maths and science)


You will undertake external examinations and produce coursework

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

You will have the opportunity to apply for the very best universities, higher apprenticeships and employment.

Further information

You will have the opportunity to apply for one of the £2000 scholarships available. We work with leading and local employers to offer you valuable work experience.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 October 2017

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    • Our Parson's Walk Centre houses a wide range of vocational courses and provides a unique and exciting atmosphere.

      The Centre features the award winning Wheel restaurant, together with other outstanding facilities that provide hands on work experience including the Image Centre, Florist Shop and Travel Shop.

      In addition, our classrooms offer a comfortable and professional working environment which is exemplified by our £20,000 state-of-the-art Apple Mac suite.

      This Centre also houses the College's largest Learning Resource Centre to provide help and support to all students in the use of the library and IT facilities. Our dedicated team of staff are on hand to provide assistance with electronic books and databases, information skills and one-to-one sessions. Laptops, iPads and Samsung tablets are just a selection of the range of facilities available.

      This Centre is completed with our Employment Services team who are here to offer you a personal information, advice and guidance session to identify areas of development and agree goals to set you on your path to gaining employment.

      Located in the heart of the town centre, our seven floor Centre offers excellent public transport links being only a five minute walk from the bus station and ten minute walk from the railway station. For all the latest travel information try downloading our Transport Guide.