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BA (Hons) Specialist Hair and Make-up Artistry for Creative Industries (Top-up) – Level 6

Level 6
1 year
Higher Education
The Open University
Middlehaven (Main Building)
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Course overview

The program aims to cultivate graduates equipped with both theoretical knowledge and practical expertise in hair and make-up. It fosters an environment where students can autonomously refine their industry-standard techniques while simultaneously developing innovative problem-solving and critical thinking skills. By expanding their understanding of the industry and career possibilities, the program empowers students to identify opportunities and confidently navigate the professional landscape. This holistic approach ensures graduates are well-prepared to excel in the field.

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Explore Hair, Beauty & Media Makeup

At Middlesbrough College, you will be trained by experienced tutors, learning the skills and techniques to carry out high quality treatments in one of seven professionally equipped hair and beauty salons on-site.

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Visit Middlesbrough College

Come and visit us on one of our college open days, where you can find out more about our courses, check out our facilities and speak to current students and staff.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand 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 to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.