New College, Swindon

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Advanced Make-Up, Hair and Prosthetics

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Course summary

This one year level 6 course has been designed to further develop and extend the knowledge acquired by students at level five in wig making, hair, make-up and prosthetics for film, TV and theatre. The course encourages a developmental approach to teaching and learning, encouraging research, experimentation and reflection. This highly practical course has a strong emphasis on professional working practices, focusing on the development of individual competence and confidence in the production of industry standard outcomes. Module design enables students to develop their own creative ideas to discover their own individuality and to make them stand out in the field of professional make-up, hair and body artistry. The course has excellent connections within the industry, and will offer students the opportunity to engage with industry professionals through organised trips, guest speakers, demonstrations and benefit from the current professional experience of our lecturers.

Course details


Advanced Hair and Wig Making Advanced Make-Up, Hair and Prosthetics Professional Practice Developing Design Ideas and Experimentation Delivering Demonstrations Final Major Project

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

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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North Star Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are unable to accept international students due to UKVI regulations.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements


You will be required to attend a course interview


You will be required to provide an art portfolio

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6000 Whole course
Scotland £6000 Whole course
Wales £6000 Whole course

Additional fee information

Kit Fee £600 - These additional costs are based on the estimated spend for a specialist make-up kit, ordered through the College's approved suppliers, to facilitate course practice and assessment. Students may incur further resource costs depending on their individual design and materials requirements for the work produced.
Advanced Make-Up, Hair and Prosthetics at New College, Swindon - UCAS