This course is ideal for you if you have an interest in media make-up artistry and wish to work in the TV, film, theatre and fashion industries. You will produce a range of media hair and make-ups for photo shoots and produce a portfolio of your final looks.

  • You will develop your skills and creativity in a variety of media make-up applications and hairdressing techniques including wig dressing.
  • You will also develop skills in special effects, character make-up and prosthetics.
  • This will include working on models and live projects.
  • One year full-time
  • Classes can be timetabled Monday to Friday, between 9am and 9pm, and will include evenings
  • Character make-up
  • Postiche for TV, film and theatre
  • Period Hair and Make-up
  • Make-up, Hair and costume for a total look
  • Promotional activity
  • Life casting and mould making
  • Production studies TV and Film
  • Work placement
  • Graded 2

You will be required to be a model for classmates for all practical classes and source your own models for assessments.

  • All applicants must have successfully completed the HNC Make-Up Artistry with 15 SQA credits
  • Career opportunities include - film, theatre, TV, MUA for specialist brands
  • The kit for this course is approx. £500 per year.
  • The kits are ordered directly from the supplier and paid for by the student.
  • The college does not provide funding for these student kits.
  • Group information session followed by individual interview.