Make-up Artistry and
Special Effects

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Transformation and enhancement are at the heart of our Make-up Artistry courses, but it’s also what we want for our students. From our Diplomas, Foundation Degrees and BA's, every course and the individual module has been designed to nurture your creativity, individualism and skills as a makeup artist. 

Whether you’re passionate about special effects, film, fashion, editorial or the cosmetics industry, we have the Make-up courses to help you to achieve your dreams.

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Reasons to choose us

  • More than make up

    You'll learn design concepts, hair and wig work, as well as digital and marketing skills to prepare you for work.

  • Perfect portfolios

    Photography studio and photographer and videographers within the department available to shoot portfolio work and showreels.

  • Flexible learning patterns

    Choose from a range of delivery options.

  • Make-up courses in Manchester

    Manchester is the perfect base for any aspiring makeup artist with plenty of opportunities to launch a successful career and flex your creative muscles.

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