Fashion Make-Up

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


This is a modern course with on-trend teachings in fashion and make-up. Push your creative potential as you learn essential make-up techniques to a professional industry standard. Not only will you focus on the make-up aspect; you will immerse yourself in all stages of a fashion-photoshoot or fashion-show. This will involve hairstyling and researching current fashion as well as exploring the rich history of the fashion industry.

This course is a mix of practical and theory-based learning where you will develop knowledge and skills in make-up application and be fully prepared to progress into a rewarding make-up career or further study at HND level.

Content: Work placement; Essential make-up skills; Current fashion and classic make-up skills; Presentation and promotional skills; Hairdressing techniques; Make-up and hairstyling for a photoshoot; History of make-up; History of hairstyling; Fashion make-up: Graded unit.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers preferably including English and Art and Design; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview and practical test.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hairdressing and Beauty

SCQF Level