BA (Hons) Special Effects Make-up Design and Prosthetics

UCAS Code: W4R2 Credit Level: 6 Credit Value: 360 Course Start Date: September Course Duration: 3 years full time
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About the BA (Hons) Special Effects Make-up Design and Prosthetics programme

Get prepared for the TV and film industries as a Prosthetics and Special Effects Make-up artist.
The BA (Hons) Special Effects Make Up Design and Prosthetics programme (validated by the University of Hull) is a very versatile and modern degree that will equip you the skills and knowledge you need to create memorable characters for film, television and theatre productions.

Students’ focus is on special effects prosthetics and character design for this fast-moving industry. Learners are exposed to industry-standard techniques, linking both artistic and creative expression while incorporating key workshop manufacturing fundamentals. Each level of study will engage and challenge learners to expand upon their skillset, using a variety of materials within specific professional contexts.

By exploring a very wide range of materials and techniques, students will have the chance to practice every aspect of the Special Effects artist’s role within the industry. They will see their designs and ideas materialize and will create a functional and comprehensive portfolio which will allow them to promote themselves effectively in the industry.

Our students also get the opportunity to be taught and work side to side with award winning professionals with long experience and passion for their art, get inspired and participate to a holistic learning experience.

Our cohorts range from eighteen year-olds to mature students of all ages and include applicants who’ve just finished college as well as those who have been out of education for a while and want to get back into it. The new and transferable skills that we provide you with, require nothing more than your dedication and desire to learn the art of “behind the scenes”.

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