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Fd Specialist Hair and Make-up Artistry for Creative Industries – Level 4 and 5

Level 5
2 Years
Higher Education
The Open University
Middlehaven (Main Building)
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Course overview

This course is designed to create fully-fledged industry standard hair and make-up artists, exploring various specialities within creative industries. We convey the importance of an artistry, honing in on developing a broad range of skills, confidence and experience. The course explores various avenues from effective visual communication tools, collaborative and reflective practice to the basic disciplines needed within the hair and make-up artistry.

The course has been specifically designed with key industry opinions and sectors in mind and will broaden your knowledge, portfolio and overall understanding on how to develop your idea into a fully realised and developed design concept. You will benefit from the tutor’s specialist knowledge of industry, connections and insider tips and tricks to get yourself successfully initiated into a thriving industry of creatives. We explore, develop and enjoy the process of hair and make-up application, with you finishing the course with an industry standard portfolio and a breadth of knowledge.

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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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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.