The University of Northampton
Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Stage and Screen (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)
The University of Northampton

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The Integrated Foundation Year (IFY) offers a new and exciting route into studying for a degree, attracting ambitious and driven students who are willing to learn and advance.

If you have non-standard qualifications or do not quite meet the admissions requirements we can offer you a fantastic opportunity to study a four year programme which includes an Integrated Foundation Year. The Integrated Foundation Year will help you develop the theoretical/practical and academic skills you need, in order to successfully progress to the full award.

Featuring a reduced tuition fee in the first year, our four-year courses will enable you to successfully follow the degree pathway of your choice while gaining essential study skills. The foundation year of your chosen degree will be studied on a full-time basis and is aimed at supporting the transition to higher education. Years two, three and four are then studied as a standard degree programme.

By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:

You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more. Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits). Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically. We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK** Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. The Northampton Employment Promise

In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that if you achieve at least a 2:2 degree and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study. ✱ terms and conditions apply. See northampton.ac.uk/benefits for more information ✱✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2020

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 77 graduates of Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Stage and Screen (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) at The University of Northampton for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Prosthetics and Orthotics.

Overall student satisfaction
74 /100
77 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Stage and Screen (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) at The University of Northampton

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Stage and Screen (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £18500 £19000 £22000
25-75 percentile range £17000 - £20500 £14500 - £23500 £15500 - £27000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Prosthetics and Orthotics

  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

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Stage and Screen (with Foundation Year), BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Modules

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Stage and Screen (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) at The University of Northampton

18% Artistic, literary and media occupations
15% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
8% Skilled trades occupations
8% Sales occupations
8% Elementary occupations
6% Design occupations
6% Administrative occupations
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
3% Teaching Professionals
3% Business and public service associate professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

or CCCC

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 4.5
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • General Test
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Do you not fulfill the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements?
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Stage and Screen (with Foundation Year), BA (Hons).

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

The University of Northampton is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.

Costs

Tuition Fees Hair, Make-up and Prosthetics for Stage and Screen (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

EU £6750 year 1
England UK £6750 year 1
Northern Ireland £6750 year 1
Scotland £6750 year 1
Wales £6750 year 1
Channel Islands £6750 year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that fee quoted is for 2020 entry and the fee for 2021 has yet to be confirmed. Fees for other than the first year of the course will be in line with the University's standard fee for undergraduate degree courses at £9,250

Average student cost of living in UK

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, 2023

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:

  • Foundation
  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of The University of Northampton in top UK and global rankings.

See all university rankings of The University of Northampton

What students say about studying Prosthetics and Orthotics in the UK?

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About The University of Northampton

The University of Northampton is a public institution in Northampton, England which places particular emphasis on the student experience, promoting a personalised educational experience with lecturers who care about their students. Waterside Campus, Avenue and Park Campuses as well as their Innovation Center are the University of Nottingham’s main campus sites.

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Where is this programme taught

University of Northampton Waterside Campus
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