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Bury College

Design in Media Make-up

UCAS Code: D324

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


64 points from a minimum of 2 A Levels including an art based subject.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

Including an art based subject.

UCAS Tariff

64

Level 3 Media Make Up qualification is accepted.

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

This foundation degree course is particularly relevant if you are looking to broaden your knowledge and practical skills within the make-up industry. The course will give you the opportunity to develop skills in media and theatrical make-up, use of special effects make-up, fashion and photographic make-up, development of creative hair skills, plus the production of a professional portfolio of creative designs. This thought provoking qualification combines academic knowledge with the development of skills such as presentation, research, evaluation and planning. Professional practice will take place within the industry, allowing you to network and gain relevant industrial experience in this chosen field of expertise. The result is a course designed to enhance your personal and professional effectiveness and your career progression.

Modules

The course will give you advanced training in media make-up, theatrical and creative hairstyling. The modules will vary according to the pathway you select to follow – please see information below. Study skills such as referencing, essay planning, presentation
and analysing data are embedded in the Level 4 modules. You will also have the opportunity to develop your skills in teamwork, social interaction, discussion, organisation and time management. Learning is through a mix of formal sessions, practical
workshops, tutorials and guided study/research sessions. Assessment is through practicals, a presentation and portfolios. There are no examinations.

Media Stylist: this pathway includes styling for the camera, creative hair styling, fashion and photographic make-up,
period make-up, historical hair design, freelancing, professional development, portfolio development, academic and professional skills.

Special Effects Make-up: this pathway covers styling for the camera, hair design for performers, special effects make-up,
casting and mould-making, body art, freelancing, portfolio development, academic and professional skills.

The course will develop your presentation-making skills and also aims to develop your skills in ICT and working with others. Your
understanding of political, cultural, economic and historical factors that shape the media industry today will also be developed through improving your ability to think critically

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£7,500
per year
EU
£7,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bury College

Department:

Creative and Service Industries

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