South Thames College
Level 4 HNC Performing Arts (General) (Media Hair and Make-up) HNC
South Thames College

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This course will give you the knowledge, practical experience and confidence to pursue a career in the make-up industry as a professional make-up artist for theatre, fashion, video and television. It is aimed at dedicated learners who want to move into the creative industries or further training, and are looking for practical training and a nationally-recognised Level 4 qualification (Title: HNC Performing Arts (General)). This full time course is delivered by experienced professionals who are experts in the industry and have extensive industry and teaching profiles.

The course has a strong focus on prosthetics and leads directly to our HND qualification.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

Qualification requirements

In Art and Design, Performing Arts, or related subjects.

In Art and Design, Performing Arts, or related subjects.

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6 An overall band score of 6.0, with none of the four skills below 5.5.
Cambridge English Advanced B2 First, formerly known as Cambridge English: First (FCE).

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Tuition Fees Level 4 HNC Performing Arts (General) (Media Hair and Make-up) HNC

England UK £5625 year 1
Northern Ireland £5625 year 1
Scotland £5625 year 1
Wales £5625 year 1

Additional fee information

The following course-related costs ARE included in the fees: Annual printing allowance; BTEC registration fee if applicable. The following course-related costs are NOT included in the fees: Additional printing over and above the annual allowance; the cost of books, equipment and materials that you might wish to purchase.

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

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About South Thames College

South Thames College Group (STCG) is a large education provider that mainly delivers further education level courses in the south-west side of London, England. STCG works from four main campus sites, which applicants can find in Kingston upon Thames, Wandsworth, Carshalton, and Morden.

Where is this programme taught

Kingston College
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