Media Make-Up and Character Design FDA

Prepare for a career as a make-up artist in television, film, theatre, prosthetics, advertising and fashion, or progression to the BA (Hons) Media Performance for Film, TV and Theatre, with experience of a broad range of techniques, craft skills and in-depth analysis valuable to future employers.

Research and realise characters through hair and wig setting, postiche, costume, prop design, prosthetics and designing effects make-up.

To create convincing and realistic special effects, learn anatomy and physiology and practice drawing from life to identify the body’s reaction, and the visual impact.

FDA Award
October Start
Full-time Study Mode
2 years Duration
W752 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study.

UCAS has introduced a new tariff for courses starting from September 2017. This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed.

At least 80 points with 64 points from 2 A level passes at C or above.

At least 80 points with 64 from Merit Merit in two BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas or one BTEC Diploma.

At least 80 points with Merit Merit Pass in the BTEC Extended Diploma.

A completed Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Equivalent qualifications such as Irish Leaving Certificate, OCR Nationals, International Baccalaureate and CACHE Level 3 awards.

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