Do you love high-end fashion? Would you like to help shape the future of fashion media? This fashion styling and make-up for media top-up programme is your chance to build upon the skills and qualifications you’ve already acquired, turning them into a full honours degree. You’ll undertake intensive study of fashion, beauty and trend forecasting before using your final major project to specialise in an area of your choice.
Solent University’s fashion styling and make-up top-up programme recognises the importance of teaching workplace focused skills that are relevant to industry employers. Students develop their craft alongside an experienced team of industry professionals, learning about the academic and cultural context of fashion styling while creating a portfolio of professional work.
Available facilities include hair and makeup studios, airbrushing kits, photographic studios (including an infinity cove), Apple Mac computers with the latest creative software packages and a comprehensive media loans facility.
Learning in the School of Art, Design and Fashion is supplemented by a programme of guest lectures. Various high-profile guest speakers have presented to students over the last few years, providing them with valuable industry insight. Recent lectures have seen representatives from Illamasqua and famous make-up artist Alex Box share visit the campus to share their knowledge.
This course is suitable for anyone with a relevant academic background at HND level or equivalent. By studying intensively, students are able to earn a full honours degree in just one year.
What does this course lead to?
Graduates have gone on to a wide range of roles in fashion and other industries, including online stylist at Hungry Tiger, make-up designer at Wonderland magazine, visual merchandising and creative at Illamasqua and working on the BBC’s The One Show.
Who is this course for?
This top-up course is the ideal way for students with a relevant qualification at HND level to earn a full honours degree in just one year.