Advanced Principles in Media Makeup (Top-up) at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS

Course summary

This new Honours Degree (Top-up) course is unique within the Northeast and will allow students to build on knowledge gained from Foundation Degree or other Level 5 study. Students will be encouraged to develop further their skills-set in the fields of Media and Theatrical Makeup as well as Reconstructive Practices. In Wig Making and Barbering for Continuity, which are highly sought- after within the film and theatre industry. Wig making will provide wider opportunities for those seeking employment in theatrical settings as well as additional skills if the focus is helping those who have been affected by hair loss. Within the Advanced Prosthetics module students will focus on advanced sculpting skills as well creation of full-face prosthetics, a lucrative and increasingly sought-after-skill. Scar management practices will focus on scar camouflage and management and will enrich existing skills in the art of Semi-permanent Makeup thereby improving graduate employability. As part of our work ready guarantee, the course is supported by industry specialists and practitioners, working alongside brands such as Kryolan and Finishing Touches, as well as guest speakers from the industry that will provide valuable knowledge on how to make relevant connections and networking opportunities within business. The course is for those holding Foundation Degree or other Level 5 study that includes the practical components of semi-permanent makeup. Once you graduate, you may decide to study for a PGCE if you wish to progress into teaching. You may also decide to set up your own business or seek employment as a practitioner.


• Advanced Prosthetics • Scar Management • Real Working Environment • Wig Making • Research Methods • Dissertation

Assessment method

Throughout your program you will study in a range of environments to reflect each module. This could include classrooms, salon training rooms, IT suites and a real working environment. You will attend tutorial sessions, lectures, workshops, practical sessions and complete independent study to complete your qualification. To support your study, you will also gain access to the college virtual learning environment (VLE) which will allow you to take part in/listen/view session materials and additional supportive resources.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Students studying at Foundation Degree are also encouraged to apply.

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Applicants will be contacted directly by the Programme Lead.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Advanced Principles in Media Makeup (Top-up) at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS