Hair & Make Up Design & Application for Production - Top Up at University Centre South Essex - UCAS

University Centre South Essex

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of the Arts London

Hair & Make Up Design & Application for Production - Top Up

Course summary

With the ever evolving production industry, makeup and hair stylists have to be highly skilled and ready to exceed modern needs within this creative industry. It is with this in mind that we have created the top up degree year, where students can advance their techniques and skills to fit industry needs. Influenced by modern methods and enhanced techniques, this top up year will take your fundamental artistry to a new level. Delving in to contemporary practices within visual effects and prosthetics, developing personal individualism and conducting professional collaborations. At level six, students will be encouraged to expand their awareness of the diverse nature of the hair and makeup sector within production. With units designed specifically to facilitate student’s growth as emerging practitioners and encourage critical analysis within a plural context of current industry expectations, allowing students to navigate their own career path. Students will learn theoretical scrutiny of underpinning theories, approaches and contextual factors which have influenced the art form, supporting personal lines of enquiry and the critical evaluation of their own adaptability and entrepreneurial attitude for sustainable employment. Ensuring students gain the necessary knowledge to be a successful makeup and hair artist within in the TV, film and theatre industry.


• HM301 – Makeup & Hair for Visual Effects (30 credits) • HM302 – Advanced Casting Techniques (30 credits) • HM303 – Final Major Collaborative Project (45 Credits) • HM304 – Portfolio development (15 credits)

Assessment method

The course is assessed holistically in order to accommodate a variety of learning styles and abilities. Assessment methods include: • Portfolio submission • Practical Observations • Presentation • Dissertation

How to apply

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University Centre Thurrock
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The University Centre has decided to temporarily stop sponsoring international students who need a student visa to study on our programmes in our campuses in the UK until further notice.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000* Year 1
Scotland £8000* Year 1
Wales £8000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Additional Kit fees apply
Hair & Make Up Design & Application for Production - Top Up at University Centre South Essex - UCAS