Barnsley College Higher Education 2020

Barnsley College Higher Education 2020

Barnsley College Higher Education 2020
Welcome                                                                         Church Street campus

    We are delighted you are considering Barnsley College Higher Education
    (HE) as the next step on the journey to your chosen career.
    Everything we do here puts our students first. Our mission is to give you the
    skills and support you need to go on to achieve great things.

    This guide outlines the HE courses we offer, these are university-level                                Why study Higher Education?			          4          Animal Management 				26-27
    courses including degrees, HNC/Ds and Higher Level Apprenticeships.                                    Why choose Barnsley College?			         5          Art and Design					28-29
    Our undergraduate courses are structured to maximise your development                                  Feel at home in Barnsley				            6-7        Business						30-31
    and give you the knowledge you’ll need to progress on to further study or                              Campus overview					8-9                            Childcare and Education Professions			 32-33
    get a job in the industry you choose. Many courses include work placements                             Fees and finance					10                            Construction					34-35
    so you will gain real-life industry experience and have a CV to be proud of                            Find the right course for you				       11         Engineering					36-37
    when you graduate.                                                                                     Entry requirements					12-13                       Health and Social Care				             38-39
    You will be taught in excellent facilities by expert staff who are passionate                          How to apply					14-15                             Media and Music					40-41
    about their subjects and you will enjoy a great level of contact with tutors                           Higher Level Apprenticeships				16                 Sport						42-43
    throughout your course. Most of our HE courses are taught at our Church                                Not got the qualifications you need?			 17         Travel and Tourism 				                44-45
    Street campus, but we also have campuses throughout the town centre for                                Part-time courses					18
    our Further Education students which HE students can make use of. See                                                                                     How to find us					46-47
    page 8 for a map.                                                                                      Facilities and support				19
                                                                                                           Students’ Union Barnsley				20
    You’ll be able to get in touch with tutors when you need to and won’t                                  Accommodation					20
    be just another student in a group of hundreds. Many students say this                                 Enterprise					21
    personal touch is the reason they chose to study here rather than anywhere                             Sports Academy					22
    else.                                                                                                  Visit us						23
    Barnsley is a student friendly, vibrant town just a short distance from
    Sheffield and Leeds. It is close to both the M1 motorway and some of the
    UK’s most spectacular countryside, so it’s a great place to be while you
    study – whatever your interests are.
    This guide covers everything you need to know about studying with us,
    from the courses we offer to the facilities we provide, plus guidance on how
    to apply and information on fees and finance.
                                                                                                           Higher Education           Saturday 29 June 2019
                                                                                                                                     11.00am - 2.00pm
    Open days and drop-in sessions are a great way to find out more about HE
    at Barnsley College and we would encourage you to visit and find out all
    you need to know. You can meet the tutors, tour the campus and take a
                                                                                                           Open Days                Monday 19 August 2019
                                                                                                                                    2.00pm and 6.00pm

    look around Barnsley town centre.

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Why study                                                                                                 Why choose
    Higher Education?                                                                                         Barnsley College?
    Expand your career choices                                                                                Excellent facilities                                          Our undergraduate courses
    Competition in the job market is fierce and a higher level                                                Music - access to mixing desks and recording studios.         • Designed to maximise your development and provide you
    course gives you the best possible chance in your career.                                                 Media - get to grips with a motion capture suit, HD and         with the skills you will need to progress onto further study
    Many employers look for graduates to fill vacancies and                                                   4K cameras, Steadicam, professional green screen and            or start your career in your chosen industry.
    having a qualification under your belt can open more doors.                                               computer labs with industry standard media software.          • High academic standards.
                                                                                                                                                                            • Expert academic staff.
    Increase earning potential                                                                                Art - access to workshops and studios dedicated to
                                                                                                                                                                            • Professional experience through placements.
                                                                                                              different disciplines.
    On average, graduates earn £10,000 a year more than                                                                                                                     • Competitive course fees.
    non graduates.*                                                                                           Animal Management – students will be based at our
                                                                                                                                                                            We work with some excellent academic partners. Our
                                                                                                              working farm and visitor attraction.
                                                                                                                                                                            degree programmes are validated by the University of Hull,
    Learn about what you love                                                                                 Sport - make use of the great facilities at Honeywell         Leeds Trinity University and Sheffield Hallam University –
    Explore your chosen course in detail and learn the specialist                                             Sports campus.                                                great partnerships dedicated to delivering a quality
    skills and knowledge related to your subject.                                                             Engineering – access the Science, Technology, Engineering     experience to our students. Details of the validating partner
                                                                                                              and Maths (STEM) Centre, containing specialist laboratories   are given on each course page.
    Develop key skills                                                                                        and workshops through practical sessions.
    Learn transferable skills such as time management, problem                                                                                                              Small and friendly HE campus
    solving and communication. You will also use your initiative                                              Learning environment                                          • Smaller class sizes.
    and learn to make your own decisions.                                                                     • Supportive and helpful.                                     • You can get in touch with tutors as and when required.
                                                                                                              • Depending on your subject you could be learning in 		       • No waiting around to use equipment.
    Become more independent                                                                                                                                                 • Support Services are all in one building making them
                                                                                                                different environments such as art studios or recording
    You will manage your own time, money and workloads.                                                         studios.                                                      easily accessible.
                                                                                                              • Different types of assessments including essays, reports,
    Meet new people                                                                                                                                                         Barnsley
                                                                                                                presentations and work placements.
    Make new friends, join societies and clubs and have fun!                                                  • More independent learning/self-study giving you the         • Student friendly vibrant town with great nightlife.
                                                                                                                opportunity to find your own sources of information and     • Located a short distance from Sheffield and Leeds.
                                                                                                                analyse them for your assignments.                          • Easily accessible from the M1.
                                                                    *Office for National Statistics (2017).
                                                                                                                                                                            • Located close to some of the UK’s most
                                                                                                                                                                              spectacular countryside.
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Feel at home
    in Barnsley
    Barnsley is a great place to live and study with lots
    going on. It’s friendly, easy on the pocket and if you
    want to venture out of the town, you’re on the
    doorstep of many other exciting places.

    Barnsley has a vibrant arts and cultural scene with something    Barnsley has a great music scene with lots of gigs taking        There are plenty of shops in Barnsley town centre from          Barnsley offers a range of sporting activities. Honeywell
    for everyone. The town’s theatres, The Academy Theatre,          place. If you love music festivals then you can visit            Topman to Boots and Primark to Next as well as a range of       Sports Village offers a gym and a range of exercise classes
    The Lamproom, the Electric Theatre and the Civic, show both      Underneath the Stars and the award-winning Tramlines             boutique shops and a new market hall, all within walking        at competitive prices.
    amateur and professional performances throughout the year.       festival in nearby Sheffield.                                    distance of Barnsley College.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Barnsley Metrodome offers bowling, swimming and a gym.
    The Cooper Gallery displays work by local talent as well as      There are many bars, pubs and restaurants to enjoy during        Meadowhall, a large indoor shopping centre in Sheffield, is     The venue also hosts a number of sporting events including
    renowned artists.                                                your time here whether you fancy a quick snack from Subway,      only a short distance away by train, bus or car.                darts, wrestling and snooker.
    The Experience Barnsley museum and discovery centre brings       a pub meal at Wetherspoons or a slice of homemade cake in
                                                                     the Victorian Tea Rooms. You don’t have to go far to get great   Scheduled to open in the town centre in 2020, The Glass Works   If you are a football fan then Barnsley FC’s Oakwell stadium
    the history of the town to life through photography, films and                                                                    will provide a modern, contemporary retail and leisure          is less than a mile from the College.
    centuries-old artefacts.                                         food and drink either as our HE campus has its own café, Zest.
                                                                                                                                      destination, containing new shops, restaurants, a cinema
    The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is nearby and features work from                                                                     and bowling alley whilst complimenting the traditions of
    a variety of artists in both indoor and outdoor settings.                                                                         Barnsley’s historic markets.

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Church Street campus
    Campus Overview                                                                 (Main HE campus)                                                                                Higher Education               Saturday 29 June 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  11.00am - 2.00pm

                                                                                                                                                                                   Open Days
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                      Wigfie rough                                                                                                  HUD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2.00pm and 6.00pm
                         3 mile
                                                      Barnsley Town                                                 Old Mill Lane
                                                           Hall                                                       campus

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sports Village

                                                                                                                    OLD MILL
                                             T STRE


                                                                                                                                                  (Science, Technology,
                                                                                                                                              Engineering and Maths Centre)
                                                                                                                                                                                  The CUBE
                                                                                                                                                                              Construction Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                               Sports Academy

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Fees and finance                                                                                                                                    Find the right
     Our tuition fees are £5,995* per year for full-time courses.
     Part-time course fees are calculated on a course-by-course
                                                                        Help for parents
                                                                        The Childcare Grant and Parents’ Learning Allowance can
                                                                                                                                                         course for you
                                                                        help parents to balance the cost of childcare and study.
                                                                        Students with an adult who depends on them financially                           Deciding which course to choose can be daunting but we have
     How does the fee system work?                                      may also be eligible for Adult Dependants’ Grant.                                a wide range so there is sure to be something to suit you.
     Eligible students can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan from                                                                                             We offer the following:
     Student Finance England at the same time as applying for           For more information on any aspect of student finance,
     other maintenance support.                                         call Student Finance England on 0300 100 0607                                    Undergraduate degrees
                                                                        or go to                                              These are Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA Hons) or Bachelor of
     There are no up-front fees to pay and you will only start                                                                                           Science with Honours (BSc Hons). Which one you graduate with
     repaying your student loan once you have left College and          Remember                                                                         depends on the course you choose.
     are earning over £25,000 a year.                                   • You may be able to borrow money to help pay for
                                                                          university or college tuition fees and to help with living                     Foundation degrees, Higher National Certificates
     For more repayment information visit
                                                                          costs. You might get extra money on top of this, for                           (HNCs) and Higher National Diplomas (HNDs)
                                                                          example if you’re on a low income, are disabled or have                        You can usually do a final year top-up after successfully
     Help with living costs                                             • Students don’t pay – graduates pay. You only begin to pay
                                                                                                                                                         completing a foundation degree or a HND to be awarded
     You may be eligible for financial support with living costs          back your loan once you start working and earn more than                       with a degree.
     through a Maintenance Loan. The amount that students                 £25,000 per year.
     receive depends on their total annual household income.            • On average English resident graduates earn £10,000 more                        Higher Level Apprenticeships
                                                                          a year than non-graduates.**                                                   Higher Level Apprenticeships offer an alternative to full-time
     Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs)                                                                                                                study. You combine work with study to gain skills, knowledge and
     If you’re a student with a learning difficulty, health problem     For up-to-date information go to:
                                                                                                                                                         work experience which provides the opportunity to improve your
     or disability then you can apply for DSAs to cover some of 
                                                                                                                                                         career prospects. Please go to page 16 for further information.
     the extra costs you may have because of a mental health
     problem, long term illness or any other disability. You can get                                                                                     For more information on any of our courses visit
     the allowances on top of your other student finance and you                                                                                 
     will not need to repay a DSA.                                                 Higher Education                              Saturday 29 June 2019
                                                                                                                                11.00am - 2.00pm         call 01226 216 165 or email

     If you’re a part-time student your course intensity, how long
     your course takes to complete each year compared to an
     equivalent full-time course, can affect how much you get.
                                                                                 Open Days                                     Monday 19 August 2019
                                                                                                                               2.00pm and 6.00pm

                                                                       *Based on 2019 entry **Office for National Statistics
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     requirements                                                                                                                  A Level
                                                                                                                                              UCAS Tariff
                                                                                                                                                            BTEC/Level 3 qualification grades
                                                                                                                                                                                            90 Credit   Subsidiary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   UCAS tariff

                                                                                                                                                            Diploma                         Diploma     Diploma
     Each of our courses has its own entry requirements           UCAS Tariff                                                                               D*D*D*                                                                    168
                                                                                                                                   A              48
     which you can find on our website                                                                                                  D*D*D                                                                     160
                                                                  We use the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service
     highereducation. Make sure you check these carefully as                                                                                                D*DD                                                                      152
                                                                  (UCAS) Tariff system for our entry requirements. You can         B              40
     some have specific subject or grade requirements.                                                                                                      DDD                                                                       144
                                                                  find the number of UCAS points required for our courses at
                                                                                                                DDM                                                                       128
     We consider every application individually so if you don’t                                                                    C              32
                                                                                                                                                            DMM             D*D*                                                      112
     meet the requirements please do get in touch with us as it   UCAS points are most commonly gained through A Levels                                                     D*D                                                       104
     may be that you have work or voluntary experience or other   or BTEC/Level 3 qualifications and the Tariff tables for these   D              24
                                                                                                                                                            MMM             DD                                                        96
     qualifications that can be accepted instead.                 can be seen on the following page.
                                                                                                                                                                                            D*D*                                      84
                                                                                                                                   E              16
     We welcome students of all ages; it’s never too late to                                                                                                MMP             DM                                                        80
     learn. For advice on entry requirements, call us on                                                                           AS Level                                                 D*D                                       78
       01226 216 165.                                                                                                              grades                                                   DD                                        72
                                                                                                                                                            MPP             MM                                                        64
                                                                                                                                   A              20
                                                                                                                                                                                            DM                                        60
                                                                                                                                                                                                        D*                            56
                                                                                                                                   B              16
                                                                                                                                                            PPP             MP              MM          D                             48
                                                                                                                                                                                            MP                                        36
                                                                                                                                   C              12
                                                                                                                                                                            PP                          M                             32
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     D*               28
                                                                                                                                   D              10
                                                                                                                                                                                            PP                       D                24
                                                                                                                                                                                                        P            M                16
                                                                                                                                   E               6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     P                 8

                                                                                                                                                            To see UCAS Tariff tables for other qualifications, go to
                                                                                                                                                   or call us on 01226 216 165.

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How to                                                                                                                               2019             UCAS                              2020
                                                                                                                                                                                                        UCAS applications

                                                                                                                                                           applications open.                           deadline.

                                                                                                                                        SEP                                              JAN
                                                                                                                                                                                        15              All applications should
                                                                                                                                                           Submit your
                                                                                                                                                                                                        reach UCAS by this date
                                                                                                                                                           application via UCAS at
                                                                                                                                                                                                        to be guaranteed equal
                                                                                                                                                                                  academic consideration.

     Full-time applicants                                                  Part-time applications and
     Once you have applied to study HE at Barnsley College you will        Higher Level Apprenticeships
     be invited to an informal interview where you will have the           To apply for these courses, go to
     opportunity to take a campus tour as well as chat to our tutors
     to find out more information about your course.                       or contact our Admissions team on                                                       2020                                       2020
                                                                             01226 216 165                                        Decision deadline                                  Barnsley College

     We will communicate with you regularly throughout the whole                                                                  Your offer needs to be                             will confirm all
     application process, from interview to offer and enrolment.
                                                                           For more information on all our courses and the UCAS
                                                                                                                                  decided by this date.
                                                                                                                                                                                     offers.              MAR
                                                                           course codes, which you will need when applying,
     If your current school or college is registered with UCAS just ask
                                                                           please go to
     your tutor or careers advisor for help. If you’re not in the UK you
     can apply online through UCAS independently.                          or call 01226 216 165

     The Barnsley College institution code is B13. You will need this
     when completing your application.

     The UCAS website provides full instructions on the application
     process                                                                                                                 2020                                               2020
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Start of
                                                                                                                                        SEP                 Enrolment
                                                                                                                                                                                         SEP            first term.

                      Don’t worry if you miss the 15 January UCAS deadline, we usually still have places
                      available on most courses after this date but please apply as soon as possible.

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Higher Level                                                                     Not got the
     Apprenticeships                                                                  qualifications
     Higher Level Apprenticeships offer an alternative to full-time study. You
     combine work with study to gain skills, knowledge and work experience
                                                                                      you need?
     which provides the opportunity to improve your career prospects.
     You can study a Higher Level Apprenticeship at Levels 4 and 5. You will          Barnsley College offers Access to Higher Education (HE)
     study part-time at college or university and spend the rest of the time at       Diplomas to prepare you for HE study in the
     your workplace.                                                                  following subjects:

     We offer Higher Level                    Key benefits of a Higher Level          • Art and Design
     Apprenticeships in:                      Apprenticeship:                         • Business
                                                                                      • Childcare
     • Business Administration                • Earn a salary.                        • Computing
     • Construction Management                • Receive training.                     • Creative Digital Media (subject to validation)
     • Dental Practice Manager                • Get practical work experience.        • Criminal Justice and Policing
     • Healthcare Assistant Practitioner      • Learn job/industry related skills.    • Event and Tourism Management
     • Health and Social Care Leadership      • Develop your career.                  • Health Science Professions
       and Management                         • Increase future earning potential.    • Humanities and Social Science
     • Healthcare Science Associate                                                   • Popular Music (subject to validation)
     • Management and Leadership                                                      • Sport
     • Manufacturing Engineering
     • Nursing Associate                                                              For more information on Access to Higher
     • Operations/Departmental Manager                                                Education (HE) Diplomas contact:
     • Professional Accounting Taxation                                                 01226 216 123 or
     • Retail Manager
     • Software Developer
     • Supply Chain Management

     To find out more call   01226 216 165 or

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Part-time                                                              Facilities and
     courses                                                                Support
     Barnsley College also offers part-time higher level                    To make your time with us the best it can be we have a      guidance, our Student Services team can help. We also offer
     courses which are perfect for anyone wanting to fit in                 range of facilities and support services to assist you in   referrals to health and wellbeing services within Barnsley
                                                                            your studies.                                               College. Friendly staff are here to help you with all aspects
     studying around their current employment or family                                                                                 of campus life and you can see an advisor in a one-to-one
     commitments.                                                           Library and Computing Centre                                appointment or attend a drop-in session.
                                                                            Our fully equipped Library and Computing Centre houses
     You will learn the key principles and skills in the subject that you   thousands of books and journals. You will find books,       Disability and Dyslexia Service
     have chosen to study, therefore increasing your employability          computers with specialist software and quiet study          We offer a range of support and flexible study strategies
     potential.                                                             areas to help you get the most out of your subject.         to any student who has a disability, a specific learning
                                                                                                                                        difficulty such as dyslexia or dyspraxia, or a chronic
     Whether you are looking for a change in career, want to enhance
     your career prospects or want to feel more confident in your
                                                                            Study support                                               health condition, including any mental health issues
                                                                                                                                        such as depression or anxiety.
     current job role then studying one of the subjects below could         Our study skills team can help you with research,
     be the perfect option.                                                 time-management, revision techniques, referencing
                                                                                                                                        The service includes assistance with individual Disabled
                                                                            and assignment writing skills. You can drop-in for a
     • Accounting                                                                                                                       Students’ Allowance (DSA) applications and access to
                                                                            one-off session or make an advance booking.
     • Business                                                                                                                         a confidential one-to-one discussion with the advisor
     • Construction                                                                                                                     as a means of tailoring support to match exactly how
                                                                            For more information contact
     • Education and Training                                                                                                           you work.
                                                                     or call in and see the
     • Engineering                                                          team at the Library and Computing Centre.
     • Management                                                                                                                       For more information please contact us on:
                                                                                                                                          01226 216 782
     • Sport                                                                Student Services                                    
     • Travel and Tourism
                                                                            Whether you need advice about student finance,
     For more information on any of these                                   accommodation, or careers information, advice and
     subjects please contact:
       01226 216 123

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Students’ Union                                                                                                        Enterprise
     Barnsley                                                                                                               The award winning Enterprise department has a number of
                                                                                                                            innovative programmes, initiatives and projects on offer for
                                                                                                                            students to get involved in which include:

     The Students’ Union (SU) is here to represent, support       The SU Committee works in partnership with Barnsley       Enterprise skills development and industry days
     and advise you on all aspects of campus life, ensuring       College to represent student views through our Student    These sessions include involvement from industry experts and
     you have the best possible experience during your time       Voice system, organise fundraising events and awareness   employers providing you with practical and current know-how for
     at Barnsley College.                                         campaigns.                                                increasing your chances of gaining employment whilst studying or
     When you enrol you will automatically become a member        See more at:                                              after your course. They also encourage you to think about the skills
     of the SU which is led by a group of students - the                                                                    you have, how you can develop them and how you can gain new skills.
                                                                    /BarnsleySU   @Barnsley_SU
     Students’ Union Committee - who are elected by you and
                                                                    studentsunionbarnsley                                   BCEF Opportunities Fund – sponsored by ASOS
     supported by our Students’ Union staff.
                                                                                                                            This funding pot can be accessed by students who wish to carry out
                                                                                                                            exceptional work experience or employability experiences. Previous

                                                                                                                            students have undertaken work experience placements in other
                                                                                                                            countries, including Canada and Australia.

     There is a variety of accommodation available in and         private accommodation providers. You should read          An exciting joint venture with the local newspaper, The Barnsley
     around the town centre, from terraced houses to              contracts carefully and, if necessary, take independent   Chronicle, and The Business Village at Barnsley Incubation Centre
     apartments, so it won’t be hard to find a place to live.     legal advice before entering into any agreement.          to support individuals in setting up businesses. iTrust offers grant
                                                                                                                            funding and access to information and guidance, as well as local
     StudentPad:                                                                                                            industry mentors. This year, we have support from online clothing
     StudentPad is an online platform where landlords                                                                       retailer ASOS, which is part-funding some of the grants and providing
     advertise their student accommodation.                                                                                 mentor support. So far, iTrust has had a number of successful
                                                                                                                            start-up businesses in the creative, media and service sectors                                                                            including photographers, accessory designers and media specialists.

     You can also register to receive details of new properties                                                             For more information on how the Enterprise Department could help
     as they become available.                                                                                              you build skills and realise your potential, contact us on:
                                                                                                                              01226 216 840 or
     Whilst we endeavour to provide students with
     information regarding accommodation in Barnsley,
     the College has no contractual or other relationship with

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Visit us
                                                                  Join us at one of our Open Days to explore the campus, meet
                                                                  the tutors and get more information on the courses you are
                                                                  interested in studying.

                                                                  You can find out about student finance, fees, accommodation and

     Sports                                                       student life. While you’re here you can take a walk into the town
                                                                  centre and see the array of bars, restaurants and shops that
                                                                  Barnsley has to offer.

     Academy                                                      Our Open Days are on:
                                                                  • Saturday 29 June 2019, 11.00am - 2.00pm
                                                                  • Monday 19 August 2019, 2.00pm and 6.00pm

                                                                  To attend any of our Open Days, please register at
     If you are a talented athlete with the passion to develop
     your skills, then Barnsley College Sports Academy could      Drop-in sessions
     be the ideal destination.                                    If you can’t make it to an Open Day, we offer drop-in visits for
                                                                  anyone who would like to take a look around the campus, meet
     The state-of-the-art sports facilities at Honeywell Sports   the tutors and find out more about the courses we offer.
     campus include a 3G pitch, multi-use games area, indoor
     sports arenas, two gyms and a fitness studio.                It’s really easy to arrange, just call 01226 216 829
                                                                  with the date and time that you’d like to come and let us
     Sports Performance Academies include Football, Rugby,        know what subject/s you are interested in.
     Netball, Basketball, Refereeing and an Individual Athlete
     Academy.                                                     We’ll offer you an alternative if we can’t accommodate you
                                                                  on your preferred date.
     For more information on Barnsley Sports Academy visit:       For information on how to find us, please turn to page 46.

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                                                           11.00am - 2.00pm
                         Open Days                        Monday 19 August 2019
                                                          2.00pm and 6.00pm
                                                                                    We aim to develop your understanding of the animal
                                                                                    management industry and will provide you with
                                                                                    opportunities to observe, practice and develop
                                                                                    the skills of an animal management practitioner.

                                                                                    You will gain a more in-depth understanding of animals
                                                                                    and their environment and cover topics such as Anatomy
                                                                                    and Physiology, Animal Behaviour, Health and Welfare,
                                                                                    Animal Husbandry, Aquatic Ecology, Genetics, Biological
                                                                                    Principles, Research Project.
                                                                                    You could progress onto careers such as:                                            courses o ate
                                                                                    • Zoo Keeper
                                                                                                                                                                       Animal M
                                                                                    • Animal Welfare Officer                                                                    anageme
                                                                                                                                                                       Foundatio         nt
                                                                                    • Kennels/Cattery Manager                                                                    n Degree*
                                                                                    • Animal Technician

                                                                                                                “I progressed on to the foundation degree having
                                                                                         Jake                   completed my Level 1, 2 and 3 qualifications here at
                                                                                                               Wigfield Farm. I love being based on a working farm
                                                                                      Midgley                 and everything that it brings including meeting new
                                                                                                             people and working with a wide range of animals.
                                                                                           Animal            I completed my work experience here and enjoyed
                                                                                      Management            it so much that I continued volunteering one day a
                                                                                                            week. This has allowed me to gain a job at an animal
                                                                                                           collection, whilst continuing my studies.”

                                                                                                                                                                                              *An award of the University of Hull

                                                                                                 Farming and environmental issues in Britain will
     For more detailed information about our courses, visit                                      continue to remain high on the agenda - with a strong or call 01226 216 165.                                 demand for skilled graduates.**

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“I started an art course at university, but

                                                                   Art and Design
                                                                                                                                                              Simon              found I wasn’t able to create the work I
                                                                                                                                                                                 wanted to. I transferred here and I am able to
                                                                                                                                                               Rose             work on what I choose within many different
                                                                                                                                                                                art disciplines.
                                                                   Art and Design encompasses a host of creative subjects,                                   Fine Art          “I would recommend studying at Barnsley
                                                                   taught in fully equipped studios and workshops. Our                                      Practice          College as it has a very friendly atmosphere
                                                                   programmes are practice based with theoretical modules                                 BA (Hons)          and the teaching staff are always there to
                                                                                                                                                                             help and are extremely knowledgeable.”
                                                                   to create a diverse, engaging and independent higher
                                                                   education experience that changes each day.
                                                                   From ceramic workshops and Mac labs to virtual reality,
                                                                   Barnsley College offers quality facilities purpose-built for you
                                                                   to complete and broaden your studies. Creative and critical
                                                                   thinking are encouraged by our team of artists and
                                                                   experienced lecturing staff who push you to unlock and
                                                                   develop conceptual, creative and practical skills.

                                                                   Students embarking on Art and Design programmes take
                                                                   advantage of a range of local and national exhibitions and
                                                                   are invited to participate in annual residential visits. These
                                                                   are implemented to develop your knowledge and cultural
                                                                   understanding whilst allowing you to draw inspiration and
                                                                   ideas to pollinate your developing practice.

                                                                   Our aim is to provide you with the best start on the career
                                                                   ladder, preparing you for a job in your chosen creative
                                                                   industry and ensuring you finish an undergraduate                   Undergra
                                                                   programme with an overflowing portfolio of work that               courses o ate
                                                                   you are proud to hand out to prospective employers,                         ffered:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   *An award of the
                                                                                                                                        • Fine Art
                                                                   gallery owners or funding bodies.                                               Practice                                                        University of Hull
                                                                                                                                             BA (Hons)
                                                                                                                                       • Fine Art      *
                                                                   You could progress onto careers such as:                                       Practice
                                                                                                                                       BA (Hons)
                                                                   • Junior Graphic Designer                                                       Top-up*
                                                                   • Advertising Art Director
                                                                   • Web Designer
                                                                   • Teacher                                                                                   The independent Bazalgette review of the creative
                                                                   • Photographer                                                                              industries predicts that the industry could be worth
     For more detailed information about our courses, visit        • Ceramicist                                                                                £128.4billion to the UK economy by 2025 and help or call 01226 216 165.   • Printmaker                                                                                to create up to one million jobs by 2030.**

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Did you know..?
           We offer a
      Business Access to
      HE Diploma which
     offers progression to
                                                   Higher Education
                                                  Open Days
                                                                                     Saturday 29 June 2019
                                                                                    11.00am - 2.00pm
                                                                                   Monday 19 August 2019
                                                                                   2.00pm and 6.00pm
                                                                                                             Business is one of the most popular areas of study
          this course.                                                                                       amongst undergraduates. It opens doors to a
                                                                                                             wide range of careers and further study as all
                                                                                                             businesses need professional and qualified employees.

                                                                                                             Our business courses will prepare you for your future
                                                                                                             career. You will study a range of topics including finance,
                                                                                                             marketing and human resources whilst gaining many
                                                                                                             transferable skills sought after by employers including
                                                                                                             analytical thinking, communication skills and team work.

                                                                                                             You could progress onto careers such as:                                   Undergra               We also offer Higher Apprenticeships:
                                                                                                                                                                                       courses o duate         •   Business Administration
                                                                                                             • Business Advisor                                                       • Business
                                                                                                             • Data Analyst                                                                      Foundatio     •   Management and Leadership
                                                                                                                                                                                             Degree*       n
                                                                                                             • Marketing Manager                                                                               •   Operations/Departmental Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                         • Business
                                                                                                                                                                                                    and        •   Professional Accounting Taxation Technician
                                                                                                             • Project Manager                                                             Enterprise
                                                                                                                                                                                          BA (Hons)            •   Retail Manager
                                                                                                             Take a look at website for more exciting courses coming                                           •   Supply Chain Management

                                                                                                                                        “I chose to study here because I liked how
                                                                                                                    Jake                the timetables are structured which allowed
                                                                                                                   Brook                me to continue with my work commitments.

                                                                                                                                      “The smaller class sizes provide a more
                                                                                                                  Business            personable learning experience. My tutors
                                                                                                               Foundation            are approachable, accessible and willing to
                                                                                                                  Degree             offer support.”

                                                                                                                        South Yorkshire is a growing location in the UK for                                                  *Validated by     **Is an award of
                                                                                                                        professional and financial services companies and is
                             For more detailed information about our courses, visit                                     expected to continue to grow, creating hundreds of new
                      or call 01226 216 165.                                jobs in the next few years.***
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Childcare and
                                                                   Education Professions
                                                                   Our undergraduate courses offer you the opportunity to excel in areas
                                                                   such as early years, education, learning support, and supporting
                                                                   children, young people and families.

                                                                   Whether you’re starting out in a new direction or building on your current
                                                                   qualifications and experience, our Childcare and Education Professions
                                                                   courses will help you achieve your goals.

                                                                   Our staff are experts in their field and will prepare you for
                                                                   careers such as:
                                                                   • Early Years Professional Status                                            Undergraduate
                                                                   • Infant and primary school teaching or learning support                                       ses
                                                                   • Social work                                                                See listed cour
                                                                                                                                                       su bje ct info
                                                                                                                                                in our
                                                                   • Teaching/training in the Lifelong Learning sector
                                                                   • Youth and community work
                                                                   Undergraduate courses offered:
                                                                   •   Diploma in Education and Training**
                                                                   •   Early Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Top-up*
                                                                   •   Education Studies BA (Hons) Top-up*
                                                                   •   Supporting Young People, Children and Families BA (Hons) Top-up*
                                                                   •   Supporting Children and Families in Social Contexts Foundation Degree*
                                                                   •   Supporting Early Years Foundation Degree*
                                                                   •   Supporting Learning and Additional Needs Foundation Degree*

                                                                                                                                                                                                     *Validated by
                                                                                               “I enjoy being part of a close-knit group
                                                                         Georgia              in my classes where plenty of support is
                                                                                             available. The course entails a lot of group
                                                                          Ridley            work and the tutors are very hands-on. They
                                                                                            also make themselves available to help you
     For more detailed information about our courses, visit                    Early       outside classes and pass on their knowledge                          Working in this sector can be very rewarding. You will or call 01226 216 165.              Years        and experience during classes.”                                      see children succeed in their development, becoming
                                                                                                                                                                more confident and independent learners.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       ** Awarded by TQUK
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                                                                   Construction is a modern, highly efficient industry which
                                                                   requires professionals at all levels in diverse areas of
                                                                   expertise. Demand for graduates with specialist skills
                                                                   and knowledge relating to construction is high and is
                                                                   likely to remain so in the foreseeable future.

                                                                   Our construction courses can be studied on a full-time
                                                                   or part-time basis or as a Higher Level Apprenticeship.
                                                                   They will help you to develop knowledge and skills in areas                Undergra
                                                                   such as building measurement, cost studies, environmental                 courses o ate
                                                                   science, project management, construction materials and                     • Constru
                                                                   specifications as well as sustainability and modern                                   ction
                                                                                                                                                 and the B
                                                                   methods of construction.                                                  Environm
                                                                                                                                                       ent HNC*
                                                                                                                                              • Constru
                                                                   You could progress onto careers such as:                                    Managem
                                                                                                                                                Higher Le
                                                                   • Architect                                                                           ve
                                                                                                                                             Apprentice l
                                                                   • Project Manager                                                                     ship
                                                                   • Building Services Engineer
                                                                   • Construction Manager
                                                                   • Quantity Surveyor

                                                                                             “I work full-time and have fitted this course
                                                                            Paul            in around my full-time job.
                                                                            Luty            “Having been out of education for the last
                                                                                            10 years, I decided to study this course as I
                                                                      Construction         wanted to improve my career prospects.
                                                                     and the Built        I was nervous at first about going back into                        The construction industry is now showing strong growth
                                                                     Environment         education but the relaxed learning                                   and the sector is expanding locally with £1.4 billion of
     For more detailed information about our courses, visit                              environment and the smaller campus made
                                                                                                                                                              new infrastructure projects planned for South Yorkshire.** or call 01226 216 165.                        it very easy for me to fit in.”
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Higher Education                  Saturday 29 June 2019
                                                             11.00am - 2.00pm         Engineering
                           Open Days                        Monday 19 August 2019
                                                            2.00pm and 6.00pm         Our engineering courses are designed to build theory
                                                                                      and practical skills, providing you with an insight into
                                                                                      the fundamentals of the industry to prepare you for a
                                                                                      successful career. Our course covers subjects such as
                                                                                      engineering design, electrical and electronic principles,
                                                                                      instrumentation and control systems engineering.
                                                                                      You could also become part of the Engineering Society where
                                                                                      you will get the chance to chat to likeminded students who
                                                                                      have a passion for engineering and work on electrical and
                                                                                      mechanical projects such as building robotic arms.
                                                                                      You will spend some of your time at our Science, Technology,
                                                                                      Engineering and Maths (STEM) Centre which houses
                                                                                      excellent custom built engineering and electrical
                                                                                      workshops and laboratory facilities.
                                                                                      You could progress onto careers such as:
                                                                                      • Mechanical/Electrical Engineer                                        du
                                                                                                                                                    courses o ate
                                                                                      • Systems Engineer                                                     ffered:
                                                                                      • Plant Engineer                                            • Enginee
                                                                                                                                                            ring HNC/D
                                                                                      • Mechatronics Engineer                                                         *
                                                                                      • Design/Development Engineer

                                                                                          Lukasz              “There is a friendly family
                                                                                                              atmosphere here. You learn the                              Many jobs in manufacturing and engineering are in
                                                                                        Kaminski             same knowledge as you do at a
                                                                                                            big university but you are closer
                                                                                                                                                                          demand due to the ageing workforce. There are skills
     For more detailed information about our courses, visit                                                                                                               shortages in most engineering and technology work
                                                                                          Engineering       to home.” or call 01226 216 165.                                                                                                          areas.**
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Higher Education                  Saturday 29 June 2019
                                                             11.00am - 2.00pm
                                                                                      Health and
                           Open Days                        Monday 19 August 2019
                                                            2.00pm and 6.00pm         Social Care
                                                                                      By studying with us you will combine health and social care
                                                                                      education with either existing employment or work placements
                                                                                      to develop your skills and competencies for a wide range of roles
                                                                                      across health, social or community care sectors.
                                                                                      For those who are not in employment, you will be provided with a
                                                                                      placement in a suitable health, social or community care role, which
                                                                                      will allow you to develop the necessary skills and competencies
                                                                                      alongside your academic studies to complete your course.                                             We also offer Higher Apprenticeships:
                                                                                      Future job roles following the completion of                                                         • Dental Practice Manager
                                                                                      the course could be:                                                                                 • Healthcare Assistant Practitioner*
                                                                                      • Clinical Support Worker                                                                            • Health and Social Care Leadership
                                                                                                                                                              du                             and Management
                                                                                      • Family Support Worker
                                                                                                                                                    courses o ate                          • Healthcare Science Associate
                                                                                      • Social Care Manager                                                  ffered:
                                                                                      • Rehabilitation Assistant                                  • Professio                              • Nursing Associate
                                                                                                                                                    Health an Practice in
                                                                                                                                                              d So
                                                                                      You could also progress onto careers such as:                  Foundatio cial Care
                                                                                                                                                               n Degree*
                                                                                      • Adult Nursing
                                                                                      • Paramedic Practice
                                                                                      • Physiotherapy
                                                                                      • Social Work
                                                                                      On successfully completing your Foundation Degree, you could
                                                                                      study a BSc (Hons) in Health and Social Care Studies (Top-up), taught
                                                                                      at the validating university.

                                                                                           Nicola             “I enjoy learning new information
                                                                                                             and stepping close to my goal                                                                             *Validated by
                                                                                                                                                                            Health and Social Care is one of the
                                                                                           Dixon             of a career in adult nursing. The
                                                                                                                                                                            main employment sectors in South
                                                                                                            location is great for me and I can
     For more detailed information about our courses, visit                             Health and         fit my study around being a mum
                                                                                                                                                                            Yorkshire, accounting for 16% of or call 01226 216 165.                        Social Care        and my work responsibilities.”                                   employment.**
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                                                                   and Music
                                                                   Whether your dream job lies in the music, film, media or theatre
                                                                   industries, Barnsley College has the staff, facilities and
                                                                   equipment to enable you to succeed.
                                                                   Our computer labs are a creative student’s dream, offering high
                                                                   specification machines running the latest industry standard
                                                                   software. We have a large film studio with near 360 degree green
                                                                   screen and access to professional 4K cameras, dolly and a
                                                                   dedicated Foley studio. Musicians will be pleased to hear we have
                                                                   four well-equipped practice rooms and two large performance
                                                                   areas. For recording musicians we have four professional standard
                                                                   recording studios and a Mac suite equipped with industry standard
                                                                   software such as Pro Tools, Logic and Ableton Live.
                                                                   Not only will you experience the highest quality facilities
                                                                   and equipment throughout your time at Barnsley College, but
                                                                   your teaching staff are second to none, with years of industry
                                                                   experience they are on hand to offer support and guidance
                                                                   throughout your degree and beyond.
                                                                   You could progress onto careers such as:                              Undergrad
                                                                                                                                         courses off uate
                                                                   • Music Producer                                                                 ered:
                                                                                                                                             • Games De
                                                                   • 2D or 3D Artist                                                                   sign
                                                                                                                                    • Popular M          Degree*
                                                                   • Live Sound Engineer                                                         usic (Perform
                                                                                                                                        Production             ance and
                                                                   • Stage Manager                                                                 routes) BA (H

                                                                       Jonathan                “I’m so glad to be here, it’s a
                                                                                               brilliant foundation for me. The
                                                                       Bradbury               tutors, the company, the ease of
                                                                                              accessibility to everything and the                                         The Creative and Digital sector is   *Validated by

                                                                                             opportunities you get should not                                             growing at a faster rate than
                                                                             Popular         be underestimated. Plus the free                                             anywhere in the UK. Employment
     For more detailed information about our courses, visit or call 01226 216 165.              Music         rehearsal space is great!”                                                    in this sector has increased by
                                                                                                                                                                          over 50% in the last decade.**
                                                                                                                                                                          **Careers Yorkshire and Humber
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Higher Education
                          Open Days
                                                             Saturday 29 June 2019
                                                            11.00am - 2.00pm
                                                           Monday 19 August 2019
                                                           2.00pm and 6.00pm
                                                                                     If you have a real passion for health, coaching, physical
                                                                                     activity or sports development and are looking to turn this
                                                                                     commitment into a career we have the course for you. Our
                                                                                     timetable is structured in a way that is student-focused
                                                                                     allowing time to gain work experience, paid employment
                                                                                     and to complete higher level study.

                                                                                     Our sport courses will help you to develop knowledge and
                                                                                     skills in areas such as healthy environments, psychology of                                                te
                                                                                     physical activity, fundamentals of teaching and coaching,                                       Undergradua
                                                                                     community sports development and youth sport and health.
                                                                                                                                                                                       See listed cour
                                                                                     You could also become part of the Barnsley Sports Academy                                            ou r su bj ec t info
                                                                                     where we are committed to supporting elite athletes and
                                                                                     combining sporting and academic excellence. You will spend
                                                                                     some of your time at our Honeywell Sports campus where
                                                                                     facilities include a 3G pitch, a multi-use games area, indoor
                                                                                     sports arenas, two gyms and a fitness studio.

                                                                                     You could progress onto careers such as:
                                                                                     • Teacher in Primary, Secondary or FE/HE Education
                                                                                     • Lifestyle and Health Advisor or Personal Trainer
                                                                                     • Community coaching and sports development

                                                                                     Undergraduate courses offered:
                                                                                     • Coaching, Physical Education and Sport Development
                                                                                       Foundation Degree*                                                            “I enjoy learning the relevant topics that will
                                                                                     • Physical Activity, Health and Exercise Foundation Degree*       Matthew       help me in my future career and improve my
                                                                                     • Physical Activity, Health and Exercise BSc (Hons) Top-up*                    skills regarding coaching. I appreciate the
                                                                                                                                                        Foster     approachability and helpfulness of the staff
                                                                                     • Sport, Physical Education and Health BA (Hons) Top-up*
                                                                                                                                                                   and the relationships I have built with my
                                                                                                                                                          Sport   fellow students.”

     For more detailed information about our courses, visit                                     Within the South Yorkshire region the area of sport, or call 01226 216 165.                                leisure and tourism is classed as a growth sector.**
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                                                                   The world of travel and tourism is a dynamic and
                                                                   challenging industry to work in and offers a wide
                                                                   variety of employment opportunities at both supervisory
                                                                   and managerial level in sectors associated with transport,
                                                                   tour operations, events and visitor attractions.                    Undergra
                                                                                                                                      courses o ate
                                                                   Our course will help you to develop knowledge and skills in                 ffered:
                                                                   areas such as managing the customer experience, tour                          nal Trav
                                                                                                                                          and Tourism el
                                                                   operations, and conference and events.
                                                                                                                                       (Events) H
                                                                   You could progress onto careers such as:                                       NC/D*

                                                                   •   Aviation and cabin crew
                                                                   •   Event management
                                                                   •   Marketing and promotions
                                                                   •   Tour operations
                                                                   •   Travel and hospitality management

                                                                                                    “The tutors are very supportive
                                                                                 Marsela            and particularly understanding
                                                                                                   of the needs of non-UK students.
                                                                                  Loulai           I would highly recommend the
                                                                                                  course, there is a great support
                                                                           Travel and Tourism    network, the staff are experienced
                                                                         Management (Events)     and I can really relate to them.”                          Nationally, the long term prospects for the sector
                                                                                                                                                            are good; demand for graduates is expected to
     For more detailed information about our courses, visit                                                                                                 grow, with 69,000 more managerial jobs over or call 01226 216 165.                                                                                            the next eight years.**
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How to                           Church Street campus
                                      Church Street
                                                                                               01226 216 165
                                                                                                                                       Our HE campus is located in
                                                                                                                                       the heart of Barnsley, South
                                                                                                                                       Yorkshire, close to the M1
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Higher Education                   Saturday 29 June 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       11.00am - 2.00pm

     find us                          South Yorkshire
                                      S70 2AN
                                                                                                                                       Our campus is just a few minutes’ walk from
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Open Days                        Monday 19 August 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2.00pm and 6.00pm
                                                                                                                                       the transport interchange which offers great
                                                                                                                                       links to many other towns and cities.

         Wigfield Farm         M1
         Worsbrough        Junction 37
            3 Miles

                                                                                                                                                                           Edinburgh                        Equal opportunities
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                          Barnsley                                                                                                                                         Newcastle
                         Sixth Form
                                                                                                                                                                                                            diversity and strive for equality of opportunity
                           College                                                                                                                                                                          regardless of age, gender, race, colour,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            sexual orientation, family responsibility, trade
                            Town                                                                                                                                                                            union activity, political or religious belief.
                             Hall        Church Street
                                           campus                                                                                                                               Leeds
                                         (Main HE campus)

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        South Yorkshire
           S70 2AN

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