Craven College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Make-up Artistry (Top-up)

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Course summary

The Make-up Artistry BA (Hons) Degree was developed in consultation with industry specialists to meet the ever-increasing demand for highly skilled make-up artists. Learn professional skills to become an innovative and in-demand make-up artist. This course was designed to build on the skills acquired in each of its two-year pathway programmes (Prosthetic Make-Up Effects FD and Fashion & Editorial Make-up FD). You will learn professional skills to become an innovative and in-demand make-up artist. A Level 6, the course both challenges and extends sector knowledge and encourages you to establish your professional practice. Modules include the development of your individual portfolio and a showcase module with a focus on your future career. Teaching and learning will take place through a combination of lectures and seminars, presentations and tutorials. Lectures and seminars provide an opportunity to share knowledge and experience providing a forum for discussion, debate and exploration of issues. In addition, you will be expected to undertake 10-12 hours of independent study each week such as reading journal articles and books, undertaking research and preparing for assessments. You will be expected to become resourceful and entrepreneurial and to take responsibility for your own learning. Independent research, reporting on own reading, one to one guidance and small group discussion will be available to help you progress. Your independent study is supported by the excellent Learning Hub at the Aireville Campus in addition to the College’s Specialist Support Centre.

Course details


Semester 1 Specialist Practice Beauty & The Beast Final Major Project Semester 2 Final Major Project (this module begins in Semester 1) Make-up Showcase Event

Assessment method

Semester 1 Body of Work (50%) Critical Analysis (50%) Research Project Semester 2 Portfolio of Practical Work Reflective Journal (30%) Make-up Showcase Event (70%)

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We do not accept international applications.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6750 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6750 Year 1
Scotland £6750 Year 1
Wales £6750 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Make-up Artistry (Top-up) at Craven College - UCAS