Wigan and Leigh College

Children, Young People and Their Services Wigan and Leigh College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire


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Course summary

TEF Silver

Wigan and Leigh College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This course is suitable for people looking to develop their career working with children and young people in education and/or care settings. Previous students are now working in education, nursery care and local authority positions such as children's services, safeguarding and foster care services.

Progression routes include a BA(Hons) Education and Professional Studies at Wigan & Leigh College or UCLan and a BA(Hons) Children, Schools and Families at UCLan.

Course details


The course includes units covering: Promoting the Welfare of Children and Young People; Contextualising Welfare; Managing the Professional Role in Practice; Frameworks, Transition & the Child; Policy & Practice for Children & Young People; Children, Young People & their World; Aspects of Learning & Development and Difference & Diversity

Assessment method

The course is assignment based with no exams. Assessments include; interpreting observations, case studies, reports, presentations, essays, research projects and the production of Professional Development Portfolios. *UCLan are currently reviewing this course and some module titles may change.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code L520
Institution code W67
Campus name Wigan
Campus code W

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points Students must also possess a Grade C or above in English at GCSE or equivalent.
Mature students with experience, a portfolio of work and an employer reference will also be considered.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,000 Year 1
Scotland £6,000 Year 1
Wales £6,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Wigan and Leigh College
PO Box 53
Parsons Walk

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