Performing Arts - Production Pathway (Specialist/Theatrical Make-up) HNC
This course will allow you to develop your skills in specialist make-up and hair to build a strong professional portfolio. This is a vocational course with a strong emphasis on practical based learning to ensure that the course content reflects the changes in industry and prepares you for the industry you will enter. You will be taken on location photoshoots, use photography and editing suites and meet other industry professionals to collaborate together and build on knowledge whilst gaining new skills. This course allows you to work in an educational environment where you have access to the use of facilities such as photography suites, a theatre and computer rooms alongside your own specialist room. This also allows you to be in a supportive environment with subject specialist lecturers.
You will need:
- At least 120 UCAS points from A-Levels or a Level 3 Diploma in a relevant subject area
- English at GCSE grade C or above or equivalent Level 2 qualification
- Maths at GCSE grade C or above or equivalent Level 2 qualification is desirable.
If you are a mature student with a background in this industry and experience you will also be considered. You will be required to bring a portfolio of your make-up/artwork to your interview.
You will study about hair and make-up in the following industries:
- Media and Beauty
Continuous assessment, practical assessment, exams.
Further study and career options
After the course you can progress onto a top-up year at university, go straight into industry as a make-up artist, or make-up artist assistant or even become self-employed.
You will be required to spend £800 on materials needed for your course. To enrol on this course you must apply through the University & Colleges Admission Service (UCAS) using the institution code BEDF B23 and the course code BB35. Visit www.ucas.com or call us on 01234 291000 for more information.