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Beauty Therapy and Media-Make Up

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Media Make-Up

Full Time

Course Overview

Get an insight into the workings of a make-up artist in a media production team on this two year course. You will gain a nationally recognised qualification that will support your progression to university or into the media make up industry. 

Course Content

This course is designed to give students a nationally recognised qualification in Media Make-up, providing the knowledge, skills and understanding required to gain employment within the industry.

It provides the learner with an insight into working within the media industry as a make-up artist as part of a production team.

Units covered include:

  • Make-up for Performers
  • Make-up Application Skills and Creative Use in Performance
  • Mask Making
  • Full body Make-up
  • Special Effects Make-up
  • Make-up Using Prosthetics
  • Period Make-up
  • Fantasy Hair Design
  • Period Hair Design and Wigmaking
  • Hair Styling and Dressing
  • Production Art Workshop
  • Performing Arts Business
  • Historical Context of Performing
  • Production Arts Planning
  • Production for Theatre Performance
  • Arts in the Community
  • Design Method


Attendance of 100% is necessary in order to complete the course.

Entry Requirement

5 GCSEs at grade C or above including English, Maths and preferably Art


The course is continuously assessed by practical and written assignments and tests to demonstrate competence.

Where does this course lead to

This course is a recognised route into higher education, employment or an apprenticeship.

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Course Outline

Course Code: NF95
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 05/09/2018
Duration: 2 Years
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