Special Effects Make-up Artistry (Top-Up) (UCAS:3M68)

BA (Hons) Theatrical & Media Make-up

Course Details

BA (Hons)
Subject Area
Theatrical & Media Make-up
Age Group
University and Degree Level

City Campus Manchester
(Full Time - 1 year)

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If you've successfully completed the Foundation Degree in Make-up Artistry, convert that qualification into a BA (Hons) degree, enhance your knowledge and expertise in make-up application and equip yourself with the skills to adapt and respond to the challenging demands of the make-up industry.

Manchester is a hub for innovation and production, with make-up artists much sought after for work at the BBC and ITV at Media City. With this course, you'll extend the essential key skills and attributes required of a professional make-up artist, develop advanced techniques and technical abilities in the art of make-up transformation and benefit from significant experience and work placements.

The full-time course is delivered over two to three days by specialist staff. Alongside this, you'll enjoy a range of guest speakers, travel to industry exhibitions and events, and take part in a variety of educational trips if you study with us.

You'll need to attend a formal interview and provide a portfolio of work.
You'll also need to provide a 2000 word example of academic written work including quotes and referencing using APA 6th (this work will be retained by the interviewer).
Availability for Skype interviews – for overseas applicants
Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity will be considered and may be invited to interview.

You ‘ll be assessed via a range of methods, including:

• Extended essay/dissertation,Portfolio of Evidence, Evaluation, Presentations, Reports, Research, Practical Applications, Website, Online Blog

Successfully complete the course, and you could advance onto a PGCE, Masters' courses or Specialist Private Courses.

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There are two main costs you will have whilst studying and if you are a home student studying on a full-time course, you can apply for student finance to cover both of these:

 Your tuition fees for each year of your course.
 Help with your living costs e.g. rent, food, clothing, course materials, entertainment.

You can find more details, including the actual tuition fee charged on our Fees, Funding and Finance Page.

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Theatrical & Media Make-up

With Theatrical and Media Make-up at The Manchester College – the No.1 College in Greater Manchester for achievement* – we’ll help you learn to develop that power and gain skills in professional-standard make-up and special effects make-up.

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