|Title:||Design in Media Make-up Foundation Degree (FdSc)|
|Application:||Applications for full-time undergraduate courses should apply through UCAS. The online application form and guidance notes are available on the UCAS website at www.ucas.com or telephone 0371 468 0468.|
|UCAS Institute Code:||B93|
This foundation degree course is particularly relevant if you are looking to broaden your knowledge and practical skills within the make-up industry. The course will give you the opportunity to develop skills in media and theatrical make-up, use of special effects make-up, fashion and photographic make-up, development of creative hair skills, plus the production of a professional portfolio of creative designs. This thought provoking qualification combines academic knowledge with the development of skills such as presentation, research, evaluation and planning. Professional practice will take place within the industry, allowing you to network and gain relevant industrial experience in this chosen field of expertise. The result is a course designed to enhance your personal and professional effectiveness and your career progression.
Bury College University Centre is working hard to put appropriate safety measures into place and welcoming you to a safe learning environment this Autumn. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, face to face teaching will be delivered where practically possible and will follow guidelines on social distancing. In response to changing circumstances and changes in public health advice, learning will be delivered in small class sizes. Online resources will be used to support learning. In the event of further social restrictions, for example a further lockdown, delivery of courses will be taught online using a blend of learning resources and online teaching.
This course includes a wide range of practical elements. Please note, adaptations may be required to some of the practical aspects of course delivery to ensure learning is delivered in line with current regulations. Depending on government guidelines, this may include some sessions of face to face classroom learning in smaller groups for practical delivery, complemented by some sessions of virtual learning. Some modules can be delivered online or through a mixture of face to face and online if required.
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The course will give you advanced training in media make-up,
theatrical and creative hairstyling. You will study the following
The course will give you advanced training in media make-up, theatrical and creative hairstyling. You will study the following modules:
The course will develop your presentation-making skills and also aims to develop your skills in ICT and working with others. Your understanding of political, cultural, economic and historical factors that shape the media industry today will also be developed through improving your ability to think critically.
Study skills such as referencing, essay planning, presentation and analysing data are embedded in the Level 4 modules. You will also have the opportunity to develop your skills in teamwork, social interaction, discussion, organisation and time management. Learning is through a mix of formal sessions, practical workshops, tutorials and guided study/research sessions.
Assessment is through practicals, presentations and portfolios. There are no formal examinations.
You are required to develop a professional portfolio during the course which will demonstrate your creative thinking and practical abilities.
Towards the end of the course, you will be required to take part in work experience and to manage a professional showcase. All of these activities will be supported by curriculum specialists from your own field.
You may be able to progress on to an Honours degree by taking a top-up course. This usually requires 12-18 months of further study.