Hair and Make-up Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Buckinghamshire New University 72% 5% 8% £9250 £12500 108 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 71% 1% 5% £9250 £13800 81 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of the Highlands and Islands 71% 1% 5% £6915 £7230 81 Inverness On campus Full-time
University College Birmingham 59% 10% 15% £9250 £12500 34 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Weston College of Further and Higher Education 85% 5% 5% £8500 £12500 124 Weston-super-Mare On campus Full-time
Arts University Bournemouth 73% 5% 3% £9250 £16950 £17950 155 Poole On campus Full-time
Cardiff and Vale College - - - £6000 £12000 - Rumney On campus Full-time
Leeds City College - - - £9250 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 71% - 10% £9250 £46600 55 Bolton On campus Full-time
University of Bolton 61% - 10% £9250 £37350 106 Bolton On campus Full-time
BIMM - British and Irish Modern Music Institute 61% - 10% £9250 £15950 106 Hove On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 61% - 10% - - 106 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 61% - 10% £9000 £11900 106 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
The Sheffield College 72% 5% 8% - - 108 Sheffield On campus Full-time
New College Swindon 71% - 25% - - - Swindon On campus Full-time
South Thames College 71% - 25% £5625 - - London On campus Full-time
South Thames College 71% - 25% £5625 - - London On campus Full-time
Bury College 71% - 25% £7500 - - Bury On campus Full-time
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College 71% - 0% £8390 - - Brighton On campus Full-time
Southampton Solent University 71% - 0% £7600 £13700 - Southampton On campus Full-time
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College 82% - 0% - - - Bristol On campus Full-time
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - 10% 5% £7500 - - Southend-on-Sea On campus Full-time
Hugh Baird College 67% - 15% £6250 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire - - 35% £6165 - 63 Luton On campus Full-time
York College - - 35% £7200 - 63 York On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts - - 35% - - 63 Canterbury On campus Full-time
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - - 35% £8250 - 63 Bristol On campus Full-time
City College Plymouth - - 35% £8450 - 63 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts - - 35% - - 63 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Grimsby Institute 65% - 20% £8500 £10500 - Grimsby On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 71% 1% 5% - - 81 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 71% 1% 5% - - 81 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 71% 1% 5% - - 81 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Hugh Baird College 71% 1% 5% £8500 - 81 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 71% 1% 5% - - 81 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Salford 71% 1% 5% - - 81 Salford On campus Full-time
Leeds City College 71% 1% 5% £9250 - 81 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 42% 2% 4% £9250 - 135 London On campus Full-time
Leeds City College - - 5% £8400 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
East Surrey College - - 0% - - - Redhill On campus Full-time
The Manchester College 62% - 22% - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
The Manchester College 62% - 22% - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Leicester College 58% - 0% £6165 £10700 - Leicester On campus Full-time
Bradford College 95% - 45% £8750 - - Bradford On campus Full-time
East Surrey College - - - £7500 - - Redhill On campus Full-time
The Manchester College - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College 75% 10% 27% £5950 - - Nuneaton On campus Full-time
Rotherham College - - 10% £6900 - - Rotherham On campus Full-time
Newcastle College 59% 10% 15% £9000 - 34 Newcastle On campus Full-time
The Manchester College 80% - 30% - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
The Manchester College 80% - 30% - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Bradford College - - - £7750 - - Bradford On campus Part-time
City College Plymouth 91% - 10% £7450 - - Plymouth On campus Full-time
Rotherham College 91% - 10% £6900 - - Rotherham On campus Full-time
Leeds City College 91% - 10% £9250 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Bridgwater and Taunton College - 0% 15% - - - Bridgwater On campus Full-time
University of Salford - 0% 15% - - - Salford On campus Full-time
University College Birmingham 67% - 11% £9250 £12500 105 Birmingham On campus Part-time
The University of Northampton 74% 3% 13% £9250 - 118 Northampton On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 22% 0% 0% £9250 - 108 London On campus Full-time
South Thames College 22% 0% 0% £7725 - 108 London On campus Full-time
Bridgwater and Taunton College - 0% 15% - - - Bridgwater On campus Full-time
Rotherham College - 0% 15% £6900 - - Rotherham On campus Full-time
The Manchester College - 0% 15% - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 74% 3% 13% £6750 - 118 Northampton On campus Full-time
New College Swindon 85% 5% 5% - - 124 Swindon On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
60 /100
340 students of Hair and Make-up in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Hair and Make-up

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20039 £16370 £19147
25-75 percentile range £16088 - £24216 £11123 - £20867 £13436 - £25098

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Hair and Make-up

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Hair and Make-up who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Hair and Make-up

  • Network and Independent Television
  • Film, Video and Advertising and Commercial Companies
  • Commercial and Fashion Photographers
  • Wedding Industry
  • Fashion Industry
  • Cosmetic Companies
  • Designer Hairdressing Salons
  • Retail Outlet Fashion Shows
  • Theatres
  • Education Institutions
  • Medical Profession

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Hair and Make-up who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Hair and Make-up (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Hair and Make-up at Bath Spa University

25% Sales occupations
20% Elementary occupations
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Teaching Professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Media Professionals
5% Sports and fitness occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Hair and Make-up

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Hair and Make-up studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours) - BDes (Hons)
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)

Make Up With Special Effects for the Creative Industries at Bradford College received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 95 out of 100 among 11 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Hair and Make-up was £20039 15 months after graduation, £16370 3 years after graduation and £19147 5 years after graduation.