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Media and Theatrical Makeup


Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

Perfect if you want to develop your practical skills to an advanced level, to provide hair and makeup services in the media, theatre, fashion and photographic industries.

Why people love Media and Theatrical Makeup

Students learn from professional makeup artists at MAC

Students learn from professional makeup artists at MAC

Our Media and Theatrical Makeup students visited the MAC Cosmetics store in Carnaby Street to learn from professional makeup artists. The students watched demonstrations and got to test out the MAC Professional range. They also took a trip to the Urban Decay Superstore in London to stock up on new makeup for their course. 

Students gain hands-on experience

Students gain hands-on experience

Every year our Hair and Media Makeup students take part in a week of work experience at The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury. This year, the students worked alongside the cast and crew of My Fair Lady. 

Past students return to share their industry experience

Past students return to share their industry experience

Our Media and Theatrical Makeup students were visited by former students Emily Beth and Maddie. Both students have gone on to work with MAC Cosmetics and Benefit and now work as freelance makeup artists. The ladies showed students how to create various looks and get the perfect lighting. 

Career Prospects

Example: Hairdressing and beauty salon managers and proprietors

 Annual pay
£12,480 - £41,080
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to expand by 24% over the period to 2027, adding 6,410 jobs. In the same period, 83% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 22,470 job openings.

Role description

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hairdressing salons, beauty treatment and similar establishments.

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What's next?

Step 1 - Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 - Interview

We will contact you with appropriate options for conducting your interview, either online or in person.

At your interview, we will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. It is also your opportunity to make sure that the pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

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Ramsgate Road
Broadstairs, Kent
CT10 1PN

01843 605040