University of the Arts London

Course Introduction

BA (Hons) Hair and Make'up for Fashion prepares you for a career as a practitioner in fashion hair and make'up design. Students will learn the professional skills to become innovative and in'demand hair and make'up artists in the creative world of fashion image'making.

**What can you expect?**

BA (Hons) Hair and Make'up for Fashion students will learn practical skills of make'up and hair design. These skills will be combined with the study of fashion, society and the environment. You will learn to be versatile and flexible in response time'based media and new technologies and platforms. This course will integrate these practical and theoretical aspects of learning.

Students will learn research skills, analytical skills and critical awareness, which will underpin their creative practice. Contact with the industry throughout the course increases your opportunities for employment after graduation.

London College of Fashion (LCF) undergraduate courses develop your personal and professional skills. On this course you will develop skills in your discipline until you are an independent creative thinker. Your skills will make you capable of making an effective contribution to this sector of the fashion industry. We embed Personal and Professional Development (PPD) skills in all units on every course. Speaker programmes with contributions from alumni and members of industry are a part of many courses. We encourage graduates who wish to continue their education at postgraduate level to progress to suitable courses within the College, the University or elsewhere.

Many graduates prefer to seek employment as soon as they have completed their undergraduate studies. Graduates are working as freelancers in hair and make'up design and for a number of companies in the fashion image industry, including MAC and Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.

This course is based in Lime Grove in Shepherd's Bush, which is west of Holland Park and Notting Hill. Tucked away in a quiet street our Lime Grove campus is a beautiful brick building with rustic windows and high ceilings. Nearby Portobello Road market is the world’s largest antiques market and adjacent Shepherd’s Bush Market is full of vibrant fabrics, fresh produce, furniture and falafel. Make'up, prosthetics and photography facilities can be found at Lime Grove, along with media labs.

**About London College of Fashion**

London College of Fashion, UAL, has been nurturing creative talent for over a century, offering courses in all things fashion. We nurture every student’s distinctive voice, teaching them how to challenge and define the future of fashion through cutting'edge media approaches across all channels: broadcast, print, digital, interactive, experiential – and experimental. Through teaching, specialist research, and collaborative work, we empower our students to think differently, using fashion to examine the past, build a sustainable future, and improve the way we live.

Start Date:

16/09/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £19,350 Overseas Fees