HNC in Makeup, Prosthetics and Costume for Film

Introduction

This brand new and exciting diploma is designed by industry pros to introduce you to a career in the hair, makeup, prosthetics and costume department for the Film Industry. Splitting your time between the Buckinghamshire College Group Amersham Campus and Creative Media Skills state of the art studio base in the heart of Pinewood Studios you will meet and learn from some of the most recognised and actively working professionals across many areas, including: designers, makers, buyers, sculptors, cutters and more!

Where can I study?

What will I learn?

You will learn from industry professionals a mix of theory and develop practical skills to be ready for industry.

Example modules
The Costume Dept - design, drawing, fabric and sewing
Makeup for Film/Screen
Prosthetics and SFX
Relevant industry related software
Introduction to Film business and roles
Entrepreneurial skills
Period and Modern Hair and Makeup
Bald caps, facial hair and aging
Sculpting for costume
Character selection and research
Breaking down script up and crewing up

How will I be assessed?

There are three units to achieve which will be divided across a number of assignments of both theory and practical work. The first two units are formative and provide a platform for the final unit which is the final major project. Across the programme you will have continuous assessment from all those that provide the teaching and learning experience.

Entry requirements

It is desirable for students to have attained GCSEs English and maths but applications from candidates with good levels of literacy and numeracy will be considered for mature candidates. A professional interview and a workshop will be required.

This course is for students aged 18+

Additional information

There will be a requirement to buy some kit. Professional dress at all times. Student finance is available, speak to the Admissions Team for more information

Creative Media Skills are a partner of Buckinghamshire College Group and work in association with us on some of our upcoming Higher National Certificate (HNC) courses. They will be holding an open day at the iconic and world famous Pinewood Studios on the 22nd September from 10am - 2pm.

If you’re interested in any of the courses below, then be sure to head on down to find out more. Who knows, you might even get a glimpes at the production of an upcoming Hollywood blockbuster!

- HNC Makeup, Prosthetics and Costume

- HNC Art Directing, Props and Set Decoration

- HNC Film Production, Assistant Directing and Locations

Find out more - https://www.creative-media-skills.com/courses/month/sep/september-open-days

Progression

Students who complete the course may wish to continue their progression journey onto the BA qualification or enter the world of work.

Creative Media Skills are a partner of Buckinghamshire College Group and work in association with us on some of our upcoming Higher National Certificate (HNC) courses. They will be holding an open day at the iconic and world famous Pinewood Studios on the 22nd September from 10am - 2pm.

If you’re interested in any of the courses below, then be sure to head on down to find out more. Who knows, you might even get a glimpes at the production of an upcoming Hollywood blockbuster!

- HNC Makeup, Prosthetics and Costume

- HNC Art Directing, Props and Set Decoration

- HNC Film Production, Assistant Directing and Locations

Find out more - https://www.creative-media-skills.com/courses/month/sep/september-open-days

Career opportunities

There are many different options available to you within this group of departments and this industry led Diploma will open you up to further study or to begin a career as a trainee or apprentice for the following roles: Prosthetics Supervisor, Prosthetics Technician, Senior Prosthetics Artist, Prosthetic Artist, Junior Prosthetic Artist, Make-Up Designer, Make- Up Supervisor, Make-up Artist, Prosthetic Supervisor, Make-up Assistant, Crowd Supervisor, Hair Designer, Chief Hairdresser, Hair Supervisor,  Hairdresser, Wig Maker, Costume Designer, Costume Supervisor, Wardrobe Supervisor, Assistant Costume Designer, Illustrator, Costume Department Assistant, Buyer, Cutter, Seamstress, Leather Worker, Mould Maker, Metal Constructor, Costume Breakdown Artist, Costume Art Finisher, Key Costume, On Set Costume Supervisor, Personal Dresser, Costume Assistant.

Costs & funding

£6,000

Course Specification

Qualification type: Level 2
Mode of study: Classroom Based
Start date: January
Course code: FMHMUL4DP
Duration (weeks): 36

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Help with fees may be available depending on your personal circumstances. More information

Fees for 2018/19 are yet to be confirmed. Please contact Admissions for further information 

01296 588 595

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