A make-up artist ensures that models, performers and presenters have suitable make-up and hairstyles for appearing in front of cameras or an audience. This includes; Film Live music Photographic shoots Television Theatre. A make-up artist needs creative flair, practical ability and an up-to-date knowledge of fashion and beauty trends. The work involves creating images and characters through the medium of make-up, hairstyles and prosthetics according to a brief. This programme offers learners a broad introduction to the subject area via a mandatory core of learning, while allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience through the selection of relevant optional units.
Modules you will study: The Performing Arts Industry Professional Development Make-up Ageing Skills Body Art Application Special FX Hair and Make-up Application Fashion and Fashion Editorial Hair and Make-up Period Hair and Make-up
A mix of practical, written, work based assessments and presentations
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- City Centre Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
A level 3 qualification in makeup, hair and/or related subject. Other level 3 qualifications may be acceptable. Mature applicants (aged 21+) who do not have the standard entry requirements but have relevant work experience will be considered.
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Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Reading and Writing must be at 5.5 or equivalent|
We also accept other English language examination equivalents. The standard requirement is equivalent to Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6000*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£6000*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£6000*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
CAVC has a range of bursaries and scholarships that students on undergraduate, higher education programmes can apply for to support their studies. Applicants can find more information by visiting the college website
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