This course is ideal for you if you have an interest in both hair and media make-up. You will develop your skills in hairdressing and make-up techniques for the creative industries.

  • One year full-time
  • Please note: the mode of study will include twilight/evening sessions
  • Wigs and postiche
  • Style, dress, and finish hair
  • Character make-up for TV and theatre
  • Media make-up special effects
  • Face painting
  • Creative current make-up trends
  • Evening and bridal make-ups
  • Commercial experience
  • Styling for a total look
  • Fantasy hair and make-up

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

You must be a minimum of 16 years of age at the start of your course and possess one of the following:

  • An SCQF Level 4 or Level 5 qualification in make-up artistry, hairdressing, beauty therapy, art and design, or another similar discipline
  • Four National 5s at Grade C or above which must include English
  • Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis
  • HND: Make-up Artistry SCQF Level 8

After successful completion of HNC: Fashion and Runway Make-up/HND: Make-up Artistry, you can seek employment in:

  • TV
  • Film
  • Theatre
  • Fashion
  • Other creative industries
  • You are required to purchase your own kit – approx. £500
  • You must have this kit delivered to your home before the start of the course
  • Please note that this cost is based on current supplier prices and is subject to change
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise