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Make-up Artistry and Hair Design

Course Code: UFM0014

Level: 6
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: Plymouth Marjon University
Qualification: BA (Hons) top-up
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Various days and times

About the course

Full Fee

Full-time £16,900 (£8,450 per year)

The BA (Hons) in Make-Up Artistry and Hair Design is a specialist programme designed by industry experts to encompass live research, design exploration, analysis and independent critique through effective application, reflective practice and feedback. The course aims to equip the make-up artist (MUA)/designer with all of the necessary practical and cognitive skills to develop their knowledge and understanding as a freelance MUA/designer. The professional and creative practices that you will develop will be executed to create a portfolio of evidence that represents you as a MUA/designer and gives you the freedom to select your specialist genre. 

What you'll learn

You will study the following subject areas:

  • major project research 
  • dynamic of design
  • technique instruction
  • major project production 
  • advanced professional practice placements.
Entry requirements

We welcome applications from those who have all of the following:

  • a Foundation Degree or equivalent level 5 qualification awarding 240 HE credits
  • five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, to include English and maths

or alternatively:

  • equivalent qualifications
  • relevant work experience.

You may have to attend an interview before an offer is made.

Assessments/Exams

Coursework and practical assessments.

What's next?

Upon successful completion you may progress to further research or study, for example a PGCE or MA.

Other employment routes include: freelance employment; assistant make-up artist; chief/key make-up artist.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Full-time

Course Code: UFM0014

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £8450

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 17 This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact info@cityplym.ac.uk or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.
18 - 23 A
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.