Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
29/09/20201 Year3Full-TimeAshington Main CampusFull-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

Media make-up is a rapidly growing profession within the film, industry TV and theatre, media, fashion and photography industries with exciting career opportunities. You will be involved with lots of exciting, highly practical projects and live briefs during your course.

You will need the minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above. You will be invited to attend a portfolio interview with the course leaders.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
16-18FREEYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.
19+4670.00 *subject to changeYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

The work you complete on the course will be project lead and based very much on real work developed by you in response to the project you have been set. The work you produce will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments/ observations, written assignments.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

The course runs four days per week, Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

This course is for those looking to pursue a career in the media make-up industry and areas such as TV, film and theatre.

Units include:
Make- up application skills and creative uses in performance
Special effects make up
Costume Design
Mask Making
Full body make-up for performers
Production arts work shop
Production arts planning
Hairstyling and dressing for performer
Fantasy hair design for performers
Period make-up for performing arts
Production for theatre performance
Make-up using prosthetics
Period hair design and wig making for performers
Make-up for performers
Performing arts business
The historical context of performance

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