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Course summary

Develop and hone the skills needed to become a sought-after make-up artist and hair stylist in the world of film and television whilst exploring your creativity. Students will acquire the practical skills of make-up and hair design, together with broader academic studies which give a contemporary and historical understanding of the creative disciplines within the wider perspectives of the media make-up industry. The course will also nurture and develop students research skills, enabling for innovative creative practice to take centre stage whilst gaining valuable analytical skills and critical awareness. The BA (Hons) in Media Make-up, Special Effects and Hair Design programme is characterised and distinguished by its commitment to a multi-disciplinary approach in terms of content covering a wide variety of more specialised make-up and hair design for media such as film, television, theatre, fashion and editorial. The programme is designed to maximise employability opportunities within the media make-up industry. The structure will enable you to apply creative and practical skills with management methods culminating in a self-initiated design project. This allows you to deepen your knowledge in a particular area of your course and related industry. Students are assessed on their ability to research and project manage in preparation for practical assessments as well as their performance on the practical assessment. The course places a strong emphasis on style and quality of presentation with the underlying aim of students building an industry quality portfolio to help them progress into industry. This course is taught face-to-face. Modules: Level 6 Freelance and Industry Management Video Editing and Digital Photography Major Design Project

Modules

Level 6 Freelance and Industry Management Video Editing and Digital Photography Major Design Project

Assessment method

A range of formative and summative assessment methods are used on the course, determined by the aims, and learning outcomes of the programme and of individual modules. You will be assessed on your ability to research and project manages in preparation for practical assessments as well as your performance on the practical assessment. The course places a strong emphasis on style and quality of presentation with the underlying aim of building an industry quality portfolio to help progression into industry. This includes collaborating with professional photographers during assessments whenever possible. Regular feedback will be given on assessed work. You will need to use this to further develop concepts and ideas in the larger scale projects.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
W455
Institution code:
Y70
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Completion of relevant Foundation Degree

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7200 Year 1
Scotland £7200 Year 1
Wales £7200 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7200 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Media Make-up, Special Effects and Hair Design at York College University Centre - UCAS