The BA (Hons) top-up degree is designed specifically to 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.
You will study the following subject areas:
- major project research concept development
- major project production and implementation
- advanced professional practice
- knowledge transfer.
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
- equivalent qualifications
- relevant work experience.
You may have to attend an interview before an offer is made.
Coursework and practical assessments.
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.
Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2019/20 (August 2019 – July 2020). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2020/21.
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.)