This brand new course provides an
ideal insight for anyone who has an interest in special effects make-up.
This 16-week course in Semester 1 and 9 week course in Semester 2 provides candidates with a basic
knowledge of special effects make-up, focusing on practical activity, research
skills and portfolio building. With no formal entry qualification requirements,
this ‘Introduction to Special Effects course’ is suitable for a wide range
of candidates from school leavers to adult learners who wish to gain entry into
the special effects industry.
This is the perfect choice for learners who might have
full-time work or family commitments. We cover bruising, minor wounds, scars,
open wounds and burns. This course is a great starting point for an insight
into the world of special effects or could be a stepping stone onto one of our
- Introduction to Special Effects Make-Up
- Portfolio Building for Special Effects
- Research Skills for Special Effects
English Proficiency Requirements
How the course is assessed
- Completion of portfolio
of evidence and research
- Strong emphasis on
practical performance showing skills learned through workshops and
Progression And Articulation Routes
Through further study on our Make Up Artistry programmes at Edinburgh College you could have a career in Special Effects Make for film or TV work.
Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
- 6.15-8.30 One evening per week Wednesday.
- Self-directed Study via the college Moodle page.
- You will be set tasks and research to complete that can be uploaded to Moodle.
Course Cost And Funding Options
Fee: £250 Granton evening (year 1)
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