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Foundation Degree in Theatrical Hair and Media Make-up (UCRHB0004)

Full Time
Course NameStart DateEnd DateCampus 
Foundation Degree in Theatrical Hair and Media Makeup L4 Y121/09/202011/06/2021University Centre RotherhamAvailable for applications
Course Overview
This course delivers a higher level of study for those who are looking for a career within the field of specialist make-up. The course will offer you the technical skills needed to work within specialised media make-up at an advanced level.

Throughout your time on the course you will perform a variety of hair, make-up and character styles on your peers, models and actors. You will also develop a portfolio to showcase your professional skills.

Modules Covered
Year 1
  • Creative Postiche
  • Current Trends in Film Hair and Media Make-up
  • Mask Design and Construction
  • Photographic Materials, Techniques and Processes
  • Understanding the Industry of Media Hair and Make-up
  • Work-based Experience
Year 2
  • Casualty Simulation
  • Costume Design
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Special FX Prosthetics with Character Make-up
  • TV and Film Hair and Media Make-up
  • Wig Making and Design

Why study with us?
You will have many opportunities to take part in commercial work, creating characters on theatre productions, designing high-end fashion make-up for fashion shows and working with medical professionals to create casualty effects. Former students have previously taken part in Europe’s largest disaster simulation in London.

You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and professional products from companies such as Illamasqua, Mistair and Kryolan.

University Centre Rotherham (UCR)
This course is partially delivered at the new University Centre Rotherham (UCR) and Rotherham College Town Centre Campus to provide you the best workshops for the practical elements of your course. Click here to visit the website.

Entry requirements
  • A relevant Level 3 qualification
  • GCSE English and maths at grade C/4 or above or equivalent
  • You will be required to successfully complete an interview with a course tutor
  • You must be flexible and able to commit to evening and weekend activities on location
  • You will be expected to purchase a uniform and kit and pay for educational visits

How to apply?
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Next Step button at the top of the page.

Career Opportunities
Upon successful completion of these courses you could go into the TV and film industry, theatre, make-up consultancy or self-employment.

Please Note
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2019-20 or 2020-21. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.