In our Industry Excellence Academy for Theatrical and Media Make-up you’ll take a course that has been co-developed, and is co-delivered, by one of our leading industry partners. You’ll complete either a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and a placement with an industry employer of at least 15 days.
By the time you complete your time in the Industry Excellence Academy you’ll have developed an in-depth knowledge of this sector and gained work experience with industry leaders.
Studying in our Industry Excellence Academy for Theatrical and Media Make-up, you’ll learn the skills that will set you up for a career spent transforming people. These range from special effect artists with an average annual salary of £18,000 to photographic stylists with an average annual salary of £21,000.
We aim to bring together industry professionals and our talented students to help secure the best possible future for our students. These partnerships include:
Explore our gallery. From our outstanding facilities to fantastic work placement opportunities, get a taste of what it’s like working in the industry and see what you can expect from studying at The Manchester College.
I have worked in a number of different hair salons alongside make up artists, giving me real life experiences as well as practicing in the salon at college.
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Join this online event to hear all about our new Industry Excellence Academy for Theatrical & Media Make-up, you'll be taken on a virtual tour of our beauty therapy rooms, all boasting the latest tech and equipment, you'll hear about careers in this glamorous industry, and you'll hear exactly what it's like studying Theatrical & Media Make-up with us from a current Media Make-up student.Register now