Make-Up Artistry: TV, Film and Theatre

Forth Valley College


Falkirk Campus


This exciting and innovative course allows participants to develop skills for the media and make-up industries. Students will attain skills in basic and advanced make-up application techniques in conjunction with applied hairdressing skills and wig dressing methods. Candidate's work will be showcased through the production of portfolios, on-going assessments and work experience.

Content includes:
Basic Make-Up; Fashion and Photography Make-Up; Advanced Fashion and Photography Make-Up; Applied Hairdressing; Long Hair Design; Style Hair with Postiche and Padding; Selling Skills; Customer Care; Special Effects Make-Up; Period Make-up and Hairstyles; Character Make-Up; Continuity Cutting and Colouring Techniques; Maintenance and Styling Postiche; Employment Experience; Production Study.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Students will be required to purchase a kit for each year of the programme as well as uniforms and portfolios.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Hair and Beauty

SCQF Level