This brand new course provides an
ideal insight for anyone who has an interest in special effects make-up.
This 16-week course 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
How Course Is Assessed:
- Completion of portfolio
of evidence and research
- Strong emphasis on
practical performance showing skills learned through workshops and
Number of Days per week:
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.
English Proficiency Requirements:
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. Help find your perfect career with Career Coach
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- NPA Make-Up Skills
- NC Make-Up Artistry
Fees - Information about funding can be found here
Fee: £250 Granton evening (year 1) Use our Funding Tool to assist you with financial support
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