Fashion & Editorial Make-up FD

Written in liaison with industry leaders from the field of fashion and editorial make-up, this course is led by tutors with excellent industry links and experience. You will learn about the latest materials, techniques, skills and knowledge that are crucial to a successful fashion make-up artist.

Course Level:
Level 5
Duration:
2 Years (FT)
3 Years (PT)
Study Time:
1 ½ days/week (FT)
½ day/week (PT)
Campus:
Aireville Campus
UCAS Code:
W453
Institution Code:
C88
Validated by:
The Open University

FT - £6,750
Fees & Funding

Once the College has finalised its proposals for 2020/21 Tuition Fees more information will be published. Any proposals will be in line with Consumer Price Index, our Fee Policy and Government guidelines and requirements. Please note Foundation Degrees are qualifications in their own right and students progressing from a Foundation Degree to a top-up year are subject to a new fee.

Overview

The Fashion & Editorial Make-up FD will prepare you for a successful career as a Multi-Media Make-Up Artist, providing you with the opportunity to develop your creativity and individual style whilst building techniques and skills. You will investigate and develop the necessary practical and theoretical skills to become a make-up artist, as well as developing technical, application and professional skills, alongside conceptual initiatives.

Our tutors have excellent industry links and experience which has enabled this course to be written in liaison with industry leaders from the fields of film, television and theatre production. In particular, you will benefit from their expertise and knowledge of the latest technology, materials and techniques, skills and knowledge that are crucial to becoming a successful make-up artist. You will gain valuable industry experience throughout the course with key speakers including Kate Benton and Shauna Harrison and the expert team from Pam, London.

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, presentations and tutorials, which will be supported through group discussion, presentations, workshops and individual and group tasks. Alongside the contact hours, you will be expected to undertake 10-12 hours of independent study each week, such as reading journal articles and books, undertaking research and preparing for assessments. Your independent study is supported by the excellent Learning Hub at the Aireville Campus in addition to the College’s Specialist Support Centre. The average class size for this course is 8-10.

A Foundation Degree is a nationally recognised qualification in its own right and is equal to the first two years of a full BA. Once you complete your Fashion & Editorial Make-up FD, you can move on to the Make-up Artistry BA (Hons) for a further year.

Modules

The module map provides a list of the modules you will study during the course.
Full-time students will study six x 20 credit modules for the first year and two x 20 credit modules with two x 40 credit modules in the second year. Part-time students will study four x 20 credit modules each year.

Level 4

Semester Module Title Credits Formal Assessment
1 Professional Focus Studies 20 Presentation & Report
1 Beauty on Camera 20 Body of Work
1 The Art of Make-up 20 Sketchbook & Presentation

 

Semester Module Title Credits Formal Assessment
2 Iconic Reinvention 20 Design Project
2 Vintage Hair & Make-up 20 Style File & Project
2 Freelance Strategy 20 Journal

Level 5

Semester Module Title Credits Formal Assessment
1 Industry Practice 20 Portfolio & Journal
1 Global Fashion 20 Presentation & Simulation
1 Innovative Hair Design 20 Sketchbook & Practical

 

Semester Module Title Credits Formal Assessment
2 3D Make-up Design & Creation 40 Practical & Sketchbook
2 Professional Identity 20 Presentation & Project

Further information on feedback, pass marks and classifications can be found in Regulations for Awards Validated by The Open University.

Entry Requirements

  • 48 UCAS tariff points (formerly 120 UCAS points)
  • English & Maths GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent

 

Students without necessary qualifications but with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply for an interview.

In addition, if you have a relevant HNC you may be able to transfer credit in certain modules onto the Foundation Degree.

Progression

Career

Your choices may include:

  • Freelance Make-up Artist
  • Wiggie for Theatre
  • Prosthetics Trainee
  • Props Maker

Academic

Your choices may include:

  • Make-up Artistry BA (Hons) Top-up
  • Art & Design BA (Hons)
  • Fashion Design BA (Hons)

INFORMATION

You will be required to purchase specialist equipment at the beginning of each year study up to the value of £450.

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