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Advanced Techniques in Media and Semi Permanent Makeup FdA

Newcastle College University Centre

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The course is aimed at those who are passionate about the media and theatrical makeup industry and are seeking to gain advanced semi-permanent make-up skills. The course will provide you with knowledge and skills to effectively manage the quality of services offered in the industry. It will also provide you with advanced capabilities of providing a range of progressive treatments and expertise in the field of advanced make-up. You will work with high quality specialised equipment and learn highly advanced skills which would enhance your career prospects in the make-up industry. You will work with industry renowned brands to develop a unique skill set in cosmetic, theatrical and reconstructive make-up. You will also develop your business knowledge and learn entrepreneurial skills, to prepare you for employment in the industry. As part of our work ready guarantee you will become highly skilled in this specialist area to achieve your foundation degree and ensure you are prepared for employment in advanced make-up. The course is supported by industry specialists and practitioners, working alongside brands such as Kryolan and LCN, as well as guest speakers from the industry that will provide valuable knowledge on how to make relevant connections in the business. This program is suitable for those who have completed a level 3 in hair and media make-up or beauty therapy, and are wishing to pursue a career within the hair, media and semi-permanent make-up industry. This course is also suitable for professionals who have been industry for a number of years and are wanting to up-skill or gain a higher qualification to support them within their careers. Students from this course have the potential to progress to university to study at level 6 or into employment or freelance business. The course will help you develop the skills to pursue a range of roles at managerial level in theatrical and media make-up industry as well as semi-permanent make-up clinics and self-employment.

Application deadline

15 January

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 :

Maths and English Language


University information

Newcastle College University Centre

  • Campus address

    Newcastle College, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA, England

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