You may have some questions about doing a study programme at Barnsley College. We hope that you can find answers by reading the information on the website. Here are answers to some of the more common questions we are asked.

Who can help me with information on study programmes and course fees?

The Information Team can be contacted on (01226) 216 213 or you can email info@barnsley.ac.uk. Please see the Information Advice and Guidance section for more information.

Is financial support available at college e.g for books, equipment, uniform, travel and childcare?

We offer a range of support for students. You can find out more by contacting Student Services on (01226) 216 267 or by emailing studentsupport@barnsley.ac.uk.

Is learning support available at the college?

Yes, we offer a full range of support. The Additional Learning Support team can be contacted on(01226) 216 127 or email studentsupport@barnsley.ac.uk.

How do I apply for a study programme?

Full time study programmes can be applied for online on our full-time application form.

For part-time study or Access to HE courses please contact the Information Team on (01226) 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Am I too old to study at Barnsley College?

You are never too old to study at Barnsley College. Our courses are available to all and whilst some of the courses may not be suitable for adult learners, we will advise you on the best options to help you achieve your goals.

What if I don't have any qualifications?

Barnsley College have free, flexible qualifications to help you achieve qualifications in English, maths and IT aimed at any age or ability which can help you progress onto further qualifications or help you gain employment.

What if I don't meet the entry requirements?

We recommend that you don’t get put off by the entry requirements and continue to apply or contact us should you have any concerns. We will treat every application individually and advise you of the right courses and choices to suit your needs.

When do college study programmes start?

Most of our full time and part time study programmes start in September however there are various start dates for some courses and these are listed in our Part Time Course Guide which is issued twice each academic year, in September and January

Is Barnsley College easy to travel to?

Most of the Barnsley College sites are based in the centre of Barnsley and only a five minute walk from the bus and train station. You can see where we are by looking at our Campus webpage.