Admissions & Fees

The fees you pay and entry requirements depend on the programme you are applying for. Select the programme you wish to apply for below to find out more information.

Associate Degree in Dance (Full-Time)

Entry Requirements

  • Four (4) CXC subjects including English at General Proficiency Level, Grades I, II or III (Grade III from 1998 onward), or any qualification considered by the College to be equivalent.
  • Applicants must attend an information session at Barbados Community College at a designated time and satisfy interview and audition requirements. A minimum level of proficiency equivalent to CXC Grade III is required. Students with intermediate or advanced dance skills will have better chances of selection for the programme.

Associate Degree in Fashion Design (Full-Time)

Entry Requirements

Prospective students should have passes in four (4) CSEC subjects including English: General I, II or III (with effect from June 1998) or equivalent qualifications.

Applicants that are 25 years and over will be admitted as mature students.

Interview Requirements:

  • 10 Fashion Sketches and/or
  • 3 Garments

Associate Degree in Music (Full-Time)

Entry Requirements

Prospective students should have passes in four (4) CSEC subjects at General Proficiency level, grade I, II, or III (with effect from June 1998) or equivalent, including English.

Applicants that are 25 years and over will be admitted as mature students based on their experience.

All students must pass a written test and audition on their instrument of study. This test and audition will be at the level of the Grade 5 Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music or the Grade 5 Trinity College London theory and practical examinations.

Associate Degree in Visual Arts (Full-Time)

Entry Requirements

Prospective students should:

  • have passes in four (4) CSEC subjects at General Proficiency level, grade I, II or III (with effect from June 1998) or equivalent, including English.
  • have a portfolio of compulsory projects outlined on the application form and the BCC website.

Applicants that are 25 years and over will be admitted as mature students.

Bachelor Degree in Arts & Entertainment Management (Full-Time)

Entry Requirements

Five (5) passes at CSEC General Proficiency Level with Grade 1, 2, or 3, or equivalent including English Language.  

Persons whose native language is not English should have a TOEFL score of 550.

Persons 25 years or older who do not possess the minimum qualifications may be admitted as Mature Students. This is subject to approval by the Division.

Bachelor Degree in Arts & Entertainment Management (Part-Time)

Entry Requirements

The minimum requirements for entry into the College are:

Fees & Financing

    Bachelor Degree in Graphic Design (Full-Time)

    Entry Requirements

    Requirements for admission include an Associate Degree in Visual Arts with a Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) of 2.5 or above. Mature students (25 years or older) who can demonstrate equivalent technical and theoretical skills may also be considered. All applicants must present a portfolio of 10 works and attend an interview.

    The BFA degree programme is challenging and applicants must demonstrate that they have the technical skills and ability to be self-critical along with an enthusiasm for the subject and a willingness to work hard.

    Certificate in Fashion (Part-Time)

    Entry Requirements

    Prospective students should have a keen interest in the field.

    Interview Requirements:

    • 10 Fashion Sketches and/or
    • 3 Garments

    Certificate in Interior Design (Part-Time)

    Entry Requirements

    Prospective students should have a keen interest in the field. Applicants are selected based on an interview where the applicant’s attitude, maturity and professionalism are assessed.

    Interview Requirements:

    • Applicants are asked to bring a pull-out from a magazine or any relevant picture of an interior they find interesting.

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