Art, Design and Fashion

Careers in Art, Design and Fashion

Careers in Art, Design and Fashion

Studying with us will enable you to develop skills for a range of careers such as: Animator, Illustrator, Costume Designer, Jewellery Designer, Art Therapist, Teacher.


pathways_iconOur Art, Design and Fashion pathways .

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Students show their work at the end of the year in an exhibition at the college that is open to the public.

All students have access to:

Student Profile

Ellie Fisher

Art and Design Level 3 Full-time

“I would recommend the course as it allows you to explore a range of subjects within art and gives you the opportunity to specialise. The college provides you with the confidence and support to achieve the career path you want.”

Kirk Balk Academy

Student Profile

Moussa Haydar

Art and Design Level 3 Full-time

“Being at Barnsley College and President of the Student Union has enabled me to make friends and develop new skills. After college I plan to go to university to continue my studies in art and design. ”

Horizon Community College

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

Reason 1

Level 1 and 2 Art and Design students, in collaboration with Addaction, produced a series of alternative alcohol labels to highlight the negative effects of alcohol. These were displayed at the ‘Party Hard’ alcohol awareness event. These will now be displayed in Addaction’s reception area.

Reason 2

100% of our students who applied for university secured a place at their chosen institution.

Reason 3

Level 3 Art and Design students have recently exhibited a collection of their print work at The Cooper Gallery. The Mayor of Barnsley awarded the Best of Barnsley Mayor’s Award to students at the exhibition.

Reason 4

Fashion students have been invited to design and make outfits that showcase their skills for catwalk shows to support local charities, including Barnsley Hospice.

Reason 5

The creative pathway in Art and Design means that you can start at Level 1, 2 or 3 depending on your qualifications on entry. You can progress onto a Foundation Diploma and Access to HE programmes at University Campus Barnsley or other universities in your specialist area.