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Our courses are taught by expert tutors who have extensive experience in the music and performance industry.
We have state of the art practice rooms with top of the range Roland electronic drum kits.
We have a purpose made 250 capacity venue with state of the art facilities, where many productions are held.
Students have the opportunity to perform at external events including the college’s most prestigious event of the year, the Excellence Awards.
Students have access to industry standard equipment and software including Pro Tools HD professional standard recording studios, Pro Tools, Logic and Cubase.
of our Music, Media and Performing Arts students have gone on to work or further study after completing their course with us.
Studying Music or Performing Arts will enable you to develop skills for a range of careers such as: Musician, Sound Technician, Recording Studio Manager, Actor, Events Manager, Choreographer, Music/Drama Therapist.
“When I went to Barnsley College I'd just started playing drums and the facilities and people I met there gave me amazing opportunities to further my knowledge. I had great experiences that I would say definitely prepared me for the career I'm in now.”
Drummer with the Arctic Monkeys
Popular Music BA (Hons) (Performance Route)
“I really enjoyed my time at College; the staff were always so friendly and the industry-standard facilities were incredibly useful. Studying at Barnsley College allowed me to gain a Master’s Degree at Leeds Beckett University and most definitely helped me to get where I am today.”
Popular Music BA (Hons) (Performance and Production Routes)
“I really enjoy the relaxed environment at College. I feel that staff can be really encouraging without putting pressure on you and they are so helpful. I enjoy meeting new people and the opportunities I get to expand my knowledge of music in practice the most. ”