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Programme overview banner - Theatrical, media and special effects make-up HND

2 Years
FEE: £6,165 per year
APPLICATION: Direct to College
UCAS Code: W452

Two A-Levels in a relevant Media or Art based subject. A range of GCSEs grades 9-4 (A*-C) and a portfolio of work, or an equivalent qualification in Level 3 Theatrical Make-Up or equivalent BTEC/UAL qualification. A risk assessment is required for those who are pregnant or suffer from asthma.

This creative course provides an insight into the fast-paced and diverse world of media make-up and associated special make-up effects, offering a range of skills and career options. You will gain the skills and knowledge required through practical sessions and theory, through art and contextual studies in theatrical, special effects make-up, prosthetics and hairstyling with the ability to specialise in a chosen pathway.

CORE UNITS OVER 2 YEARS // Unit 1 Professional Development // Unit 2 Contextual Studies // Unit 3 Individual Project (Pearson-set) // Unit 4 Techniques & Processes // Unit 15 Media Practices // Unit 16 Material Practices // Unit 31 Visual Narratives // Unit 23 Fashion Collection // Unit 32 Professional Practice // Unit 33 Applied Practice Collaborative Project (Pearson-set) // Unit 40 Practice Studies Specialist unit // Unit 48 Conceptual Practice // Unit 50 Material Selection & Specification // Unit 62 Trend Forecasting.

At the end of each unit, there is a summative practical assessment and hand in of research project associated with the brief. All work for each summative assessment will be professionally photographed and one to one tutorial on completed work.

The course is designed to support careers within the theatre as well as in film and television, but will also include aspects of fashion and work in other creative industries. As the College is less than 20 miles from London, full-time students will be well prepared for careers within London’s fast-growing creative industry sector. Progression to a BA (Hons) Degree Top-up is also possible for successful students.

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