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Make-up Artistry

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

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About the course

This Foundation Degree will provide you with the practical ability, theoretical understanding and core self-management skills to become an independent creative make-up artist, with a broad knowledge of the practical skills to create a range of looks, alongside an ability to reflect thoughtfully on your own and others’ practice. It aims to equip you with the widest and most up-to-date combination of skills and techniques, to encourage self-reflection and the enthusiasm to continue gaining knowledge, critical understanding and self-reflective practice.

All study and scholarly activity on the programme will be first and foremost engaged through the perspective of the make-up artist.

What you'll learn

You will study the following subject areas:

  • major project research concept development
  • major project production and implementation 
  • dissertation
  • advanced professional practice
  • knowledge transfer.
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 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

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.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.