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 hair and media make-up at an
Throughout your time on the course you will perform a
variety of hair, postiche, wigs, make-up and character styles on your peers,
models and actors. You will also develop a portfolio to showcase your
We are very much involved within the industry and as
well as your study programme you will also gain experience enabling you to
enhance your CV and work with employers within theatre, NHS and performing arts
We also provide workshops, masterclasses and guest speakers to
come in and work alongside you giving you the current insights into today’s
- 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
- 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 makeup for fashion
shows and working with medical professionals to create casualty effects. Former
students have taken part in Europe’s largest disaster simulation in
You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, equipment
and professional products from companies such as Illamasqua, Mistair, Treasure
House, Dermalogica and Kryolan.
- A relevant Level 3 qualification
- GCSE English and maths at grade C/4 or above or equivalent
- Successful interview with a course tutor
How to apply?
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply
Now button at the top of the page.
Upon successful completion of these courses you could go into the TV and film industry, theatre, makeup consultancy or self-employment.
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in 2021/22. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if