Art, Design and Fashion

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

  1. Our fantastic facilities include a print making room, art and design studios, 3D workshop, ceramics room with kiln, photography studio and Mac rooms with industry-standard software.

  2. 99% of Art, Design and Fashion students have gone on to work or further study after completing their course with us.

  3. Level 3 Art and Design students have recently exhibited a collection of their print work at The Cooper Gallery. Students were awarded with best in show awards for their work by Vice Principal of Curriculum Liz Leek.

  4. 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 eventually degree-level courses with Barnsley College or university.

  5. All students have access to Additional Learning Support (ALS). Find out how the ALS department supported Adam Eades.

All students have access to:


of our students went on to work or further study after completing their course at Barnsley College.

What next?

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.

Our higher education courses lead to careers such as: Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Teacher, Photographer, Ceramicist and Printmaker.