BA (Hons) Specialist Make-up Design (Level 6) is a one-year programme providing a route to an honours degree for students that have completed a Foundation Degree, or equivalent Level 5 qualification, in Specialist Make-up Design or a closely related subject. The course will encourage the development of advanced level professional skills and will prepare you for working within the creative industries, as Specialist Make-up & Hair Artists and Designers. The term Specialist Make-up encompasses those elements of the industry using media make-up and hairstyling techniques, along with specialist make-up effects such as prosthetics. The course aims to encourage and enable you to identify and realise your own creative potential within self-identified personal, social, community and commercial contexts. Skills developed will be critical reflection and evaluation, effective communication skills within make-up design contexts, and those skills supporting theory and practice across a range of two and three-dimensional media, materials, processes and technologies. You will develop a critically aware and reflective attitude to your professional, studio and research practices in Specialist Make-up, participating in relevant theoretical and practice-led discourses through seminars and writing a dissertation or research project. Critical discussion will develop the implications of new and emerging technologies on roles within the many industry contexts and you will explore their place in relation to the wider creative industries. You will demonstrate your personal and professional skills, including creative, intellectual and practical transferable skills, and your knowledge and experience of industry practice, through your professional-standard portfolio. You will be able to develop an individual creative identity with the potential for a sustainable personal and professional practice in a professional environment (through employment or freelance) or by progression to further study elsewhere. Part time routes are available. For more information, please email [email protected]
Level 6 Modules MM6001 Specialist Make-up and Hair Design MM6002 Contemporary Professional Practice MM6003 Dissertation/Major Research Project MM6004 Conceptual Make-up Design
All modules are coursework submissions, ranging from creative portfolios, practical work outcomes, individual presentations, written assignments and dissertation essay/critical review. MM6001 and MM6004 focus on practical make-up, hair, wigs and prosthetics to create final looks that are assessed with a journal documenting research, design developments, critical investigations and reflective practice. MM6002 collates a portfolio of work outcomes across industry research, critical themes, design methods, and employment preparation. MM6003 is assessed through a presentation of your theme, followed by a dissertation essay or critical review with practical project.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
If English isn't your first language you will need to undertake an IELTS qualification achieving an overall grade of 6 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent)
Foundation Degree or HND in relevant subject and GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths grade C/4 or above.
Additional entry requirements
You will be required to submit a small, varied portfolio of your work. This only needs to be 6 pieces of work.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£8500||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£8500||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8500||Year 1|