• LevelLevel 6
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyThe Open University


The structure of level 6 is formulated for you to be able to identify your chosen specialism and provide a body of work which is an accurate reflection of your academic interests and area of profession.
They is a strong emphasis on portfolio development and networking to collaborate on projects, in order to develop your potential to become a self-motivated, independent professional. 

For information on the OU regulations, fee information, refunds and payment details including annual increases, and accessibility statement please see our Essential Information

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

• Final Major Project – Dissertation 

• Final Major Project – Research Folder 

• Final Major Project 

• Portfolio Development

Learning is face to face.

Entry requirements

You must have achieve an appropriate foundation degree or Level 5 equivalent.

Once you have completed the BA (Top Up) in Specialist Hair and Make-up Artistry for Creative industries, you will have the skills needed to enter the industries in the field of fashion, film/television and theatre, as a make-up artist, hair stylist, wig technician and special effects artist.

To find out more about jobs in your local area, please visit Career Coach.

Higher Education

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Through our partnership with The Open University, we can deliver job-focused, affordable degrees. Our Higher Education Centre is a dedicated study area exclusively for our university level students. This fantastic new addition to the College provides teaching space and independent study areas as well as a social space.
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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

If you are worried about the cost of higher education, it might help to know there are a range of financial support schemes available to help with course fees when studying at Middlesbrough College. Our Student Services department can offer advice and guidance when students apply for a loan or bursary.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from the town centre. As well as being just a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from a bursary that can help with the costs of travel.


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