International | Fast Track Diploma | Hair and Makeup Artistry | Level 2

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Course Type: Open to international students, International Foundation Programme, International Campus: Central Brighton Campus Duration: Study in the UK: Six months (September to Feburary) Entry requirements: Please see entry requirements section for more information. Assessment: Written assignments, multiple-choice assessments/exams, portfolio of work, practical work on peers and external clients. Awarding Body: VTCT

Why this course?

Makeup artist applying makeup

Studying the six-month, fast-track Level 2 Hair and Media Makeup course at Brighton MET is hands-on, exciting and will leave you with the skills, confidence and most importantly, the experience to progress into employment or further your skills through study. 

The vocational course will teach you the theory and practice of: 

  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Client care and communication
  • Applying make-up
  • The art of photographic make-up
  • The art of dressing hair
  • Creating an image based on a theme
  • Face painting and body art application
  • Nail art application
  • Client consultation and hair services
  • Colouring hair
  • Plaiting and twisting hair
  • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • Design and apply skin mendhi decoration

Students are given opportunities to attend external trips such as IMATS and the UMA Expo exhibitions. 

Entry requirements

  • Good level of English (IELTS 5.0 or equivalent)
Entry requirements

Progression and careers

After completing this course you are guaranteed a place on:

  • Level 3 Theatrical and Special Effects Hair and Media Makeup
  • Level 2 Beauty Therapy
  • Level 3 Complementary Therapies
  • Level 2 Hairdressing

Career opportunities as a junior hair and makeup artist exist in a variety of contexts, including:

  • Commercial hair and beauty salons
  • Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
  • Product manufacturing and training
Progression and careers

Course fees

The course fees are £7,500 which includes the English for Academic Purposes programmes. 

You will be required to order and purchase a kit. This will include: 

  • Books
  • Products
  • Tools
  • Uniform

Additionally, you may incur expenses for travel and excursions you take part in. 

Course fees
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