Advanced Make-Up, Hair and Prosthetics at New College Swindon University Centre - UCAS

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.


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

Assessment method

Assessment on the course is mainly through production of practical work in response to industry briefs. Coursework comprises of researching, planning and executing a design, or demonstration to professional standards. Journals will form the basis of the planning and design of work and will also be assessed on their rationale for their work, as well as evaluation, commentary and reflection on the practical outcomes. Students will not undertake any summative written exams as part of the course, but will undertake timed practical examinations to create practical outcomes and to deliver their demonstration.

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

New College Swindon is unable to accept international students that require a student visa to study in the UK

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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You will be required to attend a course interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)5.5No less than 5.5 in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7750 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7750 Whole course
Scotland £7750 Whole course
Wales £7750 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £7750 Whole 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

Please note: Tuition fees are published for the first year of entry only and may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by the Office for Students. *Fee information for European Union (EU) students: If your course starts on or after the 1st August 2021, you will no longer be eligible for financial support from Student Finance England unless you meet one of the following criteria: you are able to benefit from the citizens’ rights agreements you are an Irish national living in the UK or Republic of Ireland – benefits of Irish nationals under Common Travel Area guidance arrangement will continue
Advanced Make-Up, Hair and Prosthetics at New College Swindon University Centre - UCAS