Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Performing Arts (Technical Arts)
25 May 19
This three year intensive higher education course enables you to develop awareness of the media industry, learn the technical skills required to work as a specialist hair and makeup artist and build a professional portfolio. You will have practical sessions and theory through business, education and production management. The course focuses on working in the media and live performance, including aspects of the film and television industry. You will study character theatre makeup, body painting and special effects. You will develop specialist hair and makeup skills whilst building a professional portfolio. This is a vocational study programme with an emphasis on practical learning in hair and makeup within the performing arts sector.
Course content is regularly reviewed to reflect changes in the industry. You will study units such as:
The Performing Arts Industry, Professional Development, Hair and Make up Application, Investigation of Specialism, Special Effects, Production Communication, Stagecraft, Devising Theatre and Performance, Working in the Performance Arts Industries, Mask and Puppet Making, Creative Research Project, Management Role, Working in Creative Education, Hair and Make up Design and a Performance Project.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability
Make-up artist opportunities exist in a variety of contexts, including: beauty salons, independent/ self-employed/mobile/home-based settings, theatre, film, television, print media, photographic studios; National Health Service, product manufacturing and training. Qualification to Level 5 (HND) is essential for lecturing opportunities.
Fees relate to year 1 of a 3 year course.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.
Claire Collins, Tel: 028 9026 5021 or email: [email protected]