BA Special Effects Make-Up Design and Prosthetics

Duration: 3 years
UCAS Code: W4R2
UCAS Tariff: 80 points

About the BA Special Effects Make-Up Design and Prosthetics course

The BA Special Effects Make-Up Design and Prosthetics is a versatile and modern course that will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to create memorable characters for film, television and the theatre.

This degree invites anyone with a passion for creation to discover fantastic opportunities or learning and employment.

The focus is on special effects prosthetics and character design, with exposure to industry-standard techniques which links both artistic and creative expression.

Key workshop manufacturing fundamentals are also incorporated into each level of study, which engages and challenges students to expand upon their skillset.

By exploring a wide range of materials and techniques, you will have the chance to practise every aspect of special effects roles.

You will see your designs and ideas materialise while creating a functional and comprehensive portfolio, allowing you to promote yourself effectively in the industry.

You also get the opportunity to be taught and work alongside award-winning professionals with long experience and passion for their art, get inspired and participate to a holistic learning experience.

The programme has a very strong reputation within the industry and as such, benefits from work experience opportunities and internships with high-profile operators such as Millennium FX, Hybrid FX and Kristyan Mallet Make Up Effects

Entry Requirements

Students lacking formal academic qualifications also encouraged to apply by undertaking a bespoke assignment to assess their academic potential and relevant experience.