Study programmes in Music

Apprenticeships in Music

We don't currently offer apprenticeships in this subject. Why not take a look at our Apprenticeship Department page to see everything that we do offer?

Higher Education

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

  1. The Electric Theatre is our purpose-made 250 capacity venue with great facilities, where many productions are held. Students have the opportunity to learn their skills in a real theatre environment.


  2. Students have the opportunity to work collaboratively to create new and innovative group projects with peers and tutors.

  3. Our courses are taught by expert tutors who have extensive experience in the music industry.

  4. We have practice rooms with top of the range Roland electronic drum kits.

  5. Students have the opportunity to perform at external events including the College’s most prestigious event of the year, the Student Awards.

  6. You will use industry-standard recording and mixing studios, featuring Avid control surfaces, Genelec monitoring and Mac computers, running the latest ProTools software.

  7. Our courses encompass a range of modules including composing music and live performance which is showcased in students’ collaboration activities.

  8. The Music department is based in our Old Mill Lane campus. Visit our Campus page to explore our state-of-the-art facilities and take a 360 tour.

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What next?

Studying Music will enable you to develop skills for a range of careers such as: Musician, Sound Technician, Recording Studio Manager or Music Therapist.