Training Opportunity

Media Make-up and Character Design FdA

This course is in the School of Arts and Creative Industries

The course develops diverse skills in the world of make-up and hair to produce flexible creative make-up artists able to work in a variety of areas of the industry from special effects to fashion and from live events to film TV and stage productions.

This course prepares you for a career as a make-up artist in television film theatre prosthetics advertising and fashion with a special focus on creating convincing and realistic special effects. It gives you the techniques craft skills and specialist knowledge employers are looking for.

You learn to research and realise characters through hair and wig setting; postiche; costume; prop design; prosthetics; and designing effects make-up.

You benefit from working within our high-spec media facilities alongside student actors producers scriptwriters and presenters as well as collaborating with local theatres TV productions and performances at the University’s professional theatre

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