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Specialist Hair and Media Make-up BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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( 4.1) 998 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE W452
**Course snapshot**You may have seen our Specialist Hair and Media Make-Up students’ work on BBC’s Peaky Blinders or Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-up Star, or at Dirty Dancing and Matilda in the theatre. If you saw Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One, you will also have seen the work of students who mastered their skills at UCB.Trained by experienced lecturers, some of whom have worked on the likes of Game of Thrones, students on this course will learn a wide variety of advanced practical skills ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
56th / 131

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
Full Time
3 Years

Drama

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 82 = 18% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Drama graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Drama graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Drama

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Art & Design
47%
Photography
20%
English Literature
19%
Psychology
18%
Sociology
14%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£11,500 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Specialist Hair and Media Make-up BA (Hons)

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4 star 51%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 998 reviews

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3 star 17%
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University College Birmingham
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Situated in the heart of the UK’s second-largest city, University College Birmingham (UCB) offers a wide range of vocational undergraduate and postgraduate courses with a focus on connecting students to the real world of work. University College Birmingham is Europe’s leading specialist in management courses for the culinary arts, hospitality and tourism management, as well as specialising in business, aviation, education, sport and a variety of courses aligned to the health sector. The majority of its degrees are also accredited by the University of Birmingham, one of the world’s leading higher education institutions. University College Birmingham has established excellent links with industry, working with more than 1,000 employers across the UK and around the world.

Where you'll study

University College Birmingham

Summer Row Birmingham
B3 1JB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Birmingham Snow Hill  0.2 miles away

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