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South Thames College Group (inc Carshalton, South Thames and Kingston College)

Performing Arts (General) (Make-up and Hair) - HND

UCAS Code: KC14

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A level

D,D

In Art and Design, Performing Arts, or related subjects.

Access to HE Diploma

P:45

GCSE/National 4/National 5

To include English Language and Mathematics grade C/4 or above (or level 2 equivalent).

HNC (BTEC)

P

Applicants must possess a Level 4 HNC Performing Arts in order to be considered for this course. A copy of your HNC module transcripts will be requested, and the original required to be seen at enrolment. If you don't already have a relevant HNC, you'll take the two-year course and start at HNC (Level 4).

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

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

PPP

In Art and Design, Performing Arts, or related subjects.

UCAS Tariff

32

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

This course will give you the knowledge, practical experience and confidence to pursue a career in the make-up industry as a professional make-up artist for theatre, fashion, video and television. It is aimed at dedicated learners who want to move into the creative industries or further training, and are looking for practical training and a nationally-recognised Level 5 qualification (Title: HND Performing Arts (General)). This full time course is delivered by experienced professionals who are experts in the industry and have extensive industry and teaching profiles.

The course has a strong focus on prosthetics and leads directly to our BA (Hons) Top up qualification validated by UWL.

Modules

Skills covered are tailored to industry requirements. The course is practically driven but it also demands academic ability to build a solid grounding in production theory, industry knowledge, and business skills.

Successful completion of the HND will require the accumulation of 120 credits from the modules studied. Modules studied include:
•Design Techniques and Application - In this module you will develop your total look skills and design ideas
•Advanced prosthetics - It is critical that artists understand the creative responsibilities of the Prosthetics Artist and new developments in technology and product use e.g. CGI, that you be able to understand anatomy and physiology in relation to prosthetic design and develop those all important technical skills to industry standards.
•Managing a creative business - You will explore how to set up and manage a successful creative business to ensure you are ready to take those critical steps into industry.
•Photographic Techniques – As part of your total look skills you will enjoy taking and digitally manipulating photographs of your design work.
•Preparation, Process, and Production in the Creative Industries – In this module you will work with external companies to set up and run a national event
•Work Experience and Personal and Professional Development – You will be supported to find and undertake significant work experience to build your contact links and experience.
•Postiche and wig making in the creative industries - Develop your wig and postiche making skills to produce a final look.

Tuition fees

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England
£5,625
per year
EU
£5,625
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,625
per year
Scotland
£5,625
per year
Wales
£5,625
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Kingston College

Department:

School of Creative Industries [KC]

TEF rating:
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