United Kingdom, Bournemouth

Creative Make-up for Media & Performance

when 8 August 2017 - 25 August 2017
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee GBP 1595

Ideal for those who want to work as a make-up artist or pursue further studies in this subject, this course gives you the skills and techniques needed to explore this key creative role in performance, fashion, film or television. You’ll learn and practice a range of core technical and creative fundamental techniques to increase your confidence as well as your practical skills.
Working in our dedicated make-up studios, you’ll be introduced to a diverse range of make-up and hair skills, as well as exploring special effects and prosthetic make-up for film and television. A series of tutor led demonstrations and inspiration sessions will increase your knowledge and understanding of the design and research process when creating a make-up look. You will be encouraged to experiment with techniques, materials and styles with extended practical sessions giving you the opportunity to create your own looks, which will be recorded in a series of professional photo shoots to add to your portfolio or cv.
You will work with specialist materials including latex application; a ‘zombie workshop’ will guide you through
the design process and application of creating your own zombie transformation. You will enhance your knowledge on iconic looks through the ages, recreating key aspects of the era and have the opportunity to experiment in a variety of period hair work, including wigs and specialist hair pieces. Your finished looks will be exhibited at the end of the course for group discussion and final critique.

Target group

AUB Summer Courses are open to all those aged 15 or over at the time of taking the course. Our summer courses are attended by high school students, university students and creative professionals wishing to learn new creative skills, enhance their current studies or change careers.

Course aim

– Boost your career prospects
– Experience studying in a British University
– Learn from creative experts
– Share ideas, skills and talents with students from around the world

Credits info

University Students, who wish their home university to recognise and award credits for their summer programme, should first
check with their home institution so that they can assess and award credit as appropriate. The Arts University recommends
the course is equivalent to 1 - 4 U.S. credits and 3 - 9 ECTS credits. Students will be able to demonstrate their successful
course attendance and completion by presenting their course handbook and Completion Certificate.

Fee info

GBP 1595: Please note our course fee includes all materials used within the course, teaching costs, plus admission fees for any day trips or study excursions that take place as part of your course.
GBP 955: £955 Halls of residence accommodation for students aged 18 years+, including breakfast and lunch on campus (Mon-Fri), and private transport to and from campus (Mon-Fri).

£1,155 Halls of residence accommodation for students aged 16 & 17 years, including breakfast and lunch on campus (Mon-Fri), private transport to and from campus (Mon-Fri) and 24 hour supervised student support.

£1,155 Homestay accommodation for students aged15 years+; carefully selected Homestay family, including full board meal plan of breakfast, lunch and dinner for the duration of stay, transport to and from campus (Mon-Fri) and access to 24hour pastoral care and support.


No scholarships or financial aid is available from AUB for Summer Courses.