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Course summary

The BA (Hons) Prosthetics, Modelmaking and Digital Design is a one-year programme providing a route to an honours degree for students that have completed a Foundation Degree in Prosthetics, Modelmaking and Digital Design, or an equivalent Level 5 qualification in a relevant specialist make-up or prosthetics design subject. This course will develop technical practical skills, with a focus on the workshop roles of the prosthetics and related modelmaking industries. You will be able to explore and negotiate your own themes and outcomes, while meeting industry standards and expectations. You will develop the advanced skills required to work as a technician within the field of prosthetics, for workshop-based roles and prosthetic designer roles skilled in a range of techniques across crafts and digital methods, primarily within the TV, Film and Media industries. Wider fields of employment could be gained through transferrable skills developed from the course, such as prop, puppet and modelmaking, character and production design. The focus of this programme is on both traditional and digital visual skills used as blended effects, working within the contemporary prosthetics, modelmaking and VFX industries. You will also develop the academic and research skills to enable you to keep abreast of new developments or to transfer the application of these to alternative contexts and employment opportunities. You will have access to fully equipped workshop spaces and make-up studios at WISE, alongside the Specialist Make-up Design students. This area is specifically for degree students and provides professional facilities to work on projects. You may also access other facilities such as digital design studios. SGS College will provide essential materials and tools for all modules. You will be required to purchase a kit of personal tools and equipment to support your studies (costs and specifications will be shared with students before enrolment). You will have the ability to work competently within workshop environments to enhance your practical skills and develop further experience of current and emergent technologies within module projects; through tutor-guided development, individual and collaborative work. In addition, there will be opportunities for you to engage with industry through work experience, guest speakers, and attendance at industry events. You will develop a professional portfolio and have the opportunity to display your final project development work, developing business plans and final work in a showcase/exhibition. You will write a dissertation, developing your critical thinking through researching your own (negotiated) study. Part time routes are available. For more information, please email [email protected] GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES: • Prosthetic Make-up Artist / Designer, • Workshop roles supporting on set roles within the TV, Film and Media industries, • TV/Film Designers, opportunities in the ever-expanding creative industries sector.


Level 6 Modules Advanced Skills Project Final Design Project Contemporary Professional Practice Dissertation/Major Research Project

Assessment method

Coursework (No Exams), Practical assignments and Presentations

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

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University Centre WISE (UCWISE)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications. You will need to take the following English qualification as part of the Visa process: IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component When you are thinking about studying overseas, it is important that you understand all the costs involved. It is essential to budget for your studies prior to leaving your home country and to arrange all your funding for your tuition fees and your living costs. Please follow this link for more details about your visa requirements:

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You will required to have achieved a foundation degree or HND in a relevant subject to study this course

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8500 Year 1
England £8500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8500 Year 1
Scotland £8500 Year 1
Wales £8500 Year 1
Channel Islands £8500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £8500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Prosthetics, Modelmaking and Digital Design Level 6 Top up at SGS (South Gloucestershire and Stroud College) - UCAS