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Starts:
2018/2019  
Days:
Mon,Tue,Thr 
Study Mode
Full Time 
Assessment:
Exams 
Level:
Area:
Hair & Beauty 
UCAS Code:
W4D6 
Course Code:
HFHMM1A 
 
Entry Requirements
  • A minimum of 96 UCAS points (please see the UCAS website for further details regarding the points tariff) OR
  • Applicants with previous experience in the industry and those with a Level 3 qualification will also be considered. 
Additional Requirements
  • GCSE English Language grade A* - C
  • Candidates will also need to be creative and enthusiastic about the makeup industry.  
 
 

BA Media Makeup Artistry

This exciting degree course offers students the opportunity to develop their understanding of the media makeup/hair industry whilst developing specialist, practical skills through hands on experience and learning. The course encourages the development of innovative and creative skills required for working in the industry, whilst also equipping learners with transferable skills for further study and employment. You will study a range of modules, from Fashion and Haut Couture Makeup to Historical Hair Design, whilst also honing your skills for professional practice.


About the Course

Validated by the Open University, this course offers a highly practical focus on Media Makeup Artistry, allowing students to develop specialist, in-depth skills, whilst also gaining a broad understanding of the industry and highly transferable skills alongside specialist knowledge.


The course encourages the development of innovative and creative ideas that meet the professional standards and needs of the industry.  The emphasis on creativity and practical skills development will allow students to be desirable practitioners and artists in a variety of media environments.


This is a 3 year, full time programme. Your time will be divided as follows:

Time spent in college: 50%

Self-directed study time: 40%

Feedback: 10%


Key Units

Year 1

  • Academic & Professional Development
  • Creative Make-up
  • Creative Hairstyling
  • Fashion, Haute Courture & Photographic Makeup
  • Period Makeup
  • Historical Hair Design

Year 2
  • Freelance & Career Progression
  • Professional Practice 1
  • Showcase Event
  • Theatrical Hair & Make-up
  • Practice in Context

Year 3
  • Professional Practice 2
  • Minor Project
  • Final Major Project 
  • Contextual Studies



Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of 96 UCAS points (please see the UCAS website for further details regarding the points tariff) OR
  • Applicants with previous experience in the industry and those with a Level 3 qualification will also be considered. 
Additional Requirements
  • GCSE English Language grade A* - C
  • Candidates will also need to be creative and enthusiastic about the makeup industry.  


Assessment

  • Practical assessment (in college and on location)
  • Completion of a working portfolio of work
  • Presentations
  • Written learning journal
  • Essays


Where does this Lead

Further study may include

  • Special Effects
  • Prosthetics
  • Specialist Make-up Techniques  



Future Opportunities

You may find employment within a variety of areas such as:

  • Television
  • Film Production
  • Theatre
  • Freelance Make-Up Artist
  • Cosmetic Houses such as Mac or Illmasqua


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How to Apply
Please note that applications for this course should be made through UCAS.
UCAS Application Code: W4D6
The Sheffield College Code: S22

Additional Information
Additional information about Higher Education at The Sheffield College can be found here.

If you have any further queries please email the University Centre on heunit@sheffcol.ac.uk leaving your name, contact details and the title of the course[s] you are interested in, together with a brief summary of your query. Alternatively you can call The Sheffield College on 0114 260 2600.


Extra Costs

Students will be required to purchase a make-up kit which costs around £650. Kit lists will be provided by the College to order from nominated suppliers. Payment for the kit will be made directly to the supplier by students.  


Students in financial hardship can apply to the Learner Support Fund for assistance with these additional course costs. 



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