Make-Up Artistry (Top-Up) at UCEN Manchester - UCAS

UCEN Manchester

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Sheffield Hallam University

Make-Up Artistry (Top-Up)

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Course summary

The BA (Hons) in Make-up Artistry programme has been designed to develop the student’s ability to autonomously advance the creative skills required of a reflective, artistic practitioner within a range of make-up artistry contexts. Upon completion of the course the students are able to pursue their careers in multi-disciplinary areas of the industry or progress onto further study. The modules have designed to provide students with the opportunity to independently critically appraise and manage their own practice and expectations, within the broader creative industries and wider cultural landscape in sustaining career progression beyond graduation. Within an academic context students will advance their ability to consolidate arguments and develop abstract concepts, enable the student to integrate theory into practice in the delivery of professional make-up artistry related outcomes. The programme has been designed to provide the students with the opportunity to develop a multi-faceted approach to marketing and individual creative vision which they can articulate to the wider creative community.


Examples of current modules- Showreel Media Design Concepts Major Project Research Project Marketing and Promotions

Assessment method

A range of assessment methods are used and could be in the form of the following: • Extended essay/dissertation • Portfolio of Evidence • Evaluation • Presentations • Reports • Research • Practical Applications • Website • Online Blog

How to apply

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City Campus Manchester
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

UCEN Manchester is unable to consider international applications due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Level 5 Qualification in Media Make-up or related subject area. Or Foundation degree in Make-up artistry We strongly recommend that all applicants have GCSE English Language and Mathematics grades A*-C or level 9-4. Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity will be considered and may be invited to interview.

Additional entry requirements


Students will also need to provide a 2000 word example of academic written work including quotes and referencing using APA 6th (this work will be retained by the interviewer). There is availability for a remote interview for overseas/applicants who have to travel; links to e-portfolios and written work will be submitted electronically prior to the remote Interview taking place.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

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

All of the books required for the course are available from the library. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop. Approx. £100 each year for books and printing. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. You will need to purchase a secure digital storage device SD Card recommended 32GB estimated cost = Approx. £10 You will also need to a Universal Serial Bus USB recommended 32GB estimated cost = Approx. £10 You will also need to purchase AA batteries - these will be needed to operate the triggers and flashes for studio photography work. There will be an option to undertake a basic hair cutting and barbering course, this will be outside of the contracted course timetable, It is a mandatory requirement for students to purchase a kit prior to enrolling on this course, this kit will cost approximately £200 per student

Provider information

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UCEN Manchester
Ashton Old Road
M11 2WH

Clearing contact details

UCEN Manchester Clearing

0161 674 7777

Additional information

Monday-Thursday= 8.30am -4.30pm Friday= 8.30am -4.00pm August 15th= 7.30am-6.00pm

Course contact details

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UCEN Manchester Admissions Department


Course Enquiry Team

03333 222 444

International Admissions Office

+44 (0)1616741600

Make-Up Artistry (Top-Up) at UCEN Manchester - UCAS