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

Siannie Smith

Art and Design Level 3 Full-time

“I've had a great experience, I've made some new friends and I really enjoy learning all the new techniques and experimenting with different mediums.”

Penistone Grammar School

Student Profile

Charlie Dyson

Fashion and Clothing Level 3 Full-time

“I came to Barnsley College as it had the course I wanted, the tutors are really good and it is a great learning environment. We are always doing something different.”

Hemsworth Art and 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, and Addaction want to keep them to display in their reception area.

Reason 2

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

Reason 3

Students who won the prize for the best design and best marketing strategy for the ASOS Live Brief won £50 worth of gift vouchers to use on the ASOS online store.

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 or 2 and then progress to a Level 3 in one of the four specialist areas: Graphic Design, Art and Design, Fashion and Clothing or Digital Photography.