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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Makeup for Media and Creative Arts

Become a highly skilled make-up artist.

Learning Outcomes

The successful completion of this program will enable the graduate to:

  • Assess the chemical composition of cosmetic products and recommend appropriate cosmetic treatments.
  • Differentiate ingredients found in cosmetic products and identify their functions and effects.
  • Identify and apply various make-up equipment and techniques used for professional application.
  • Create a variety of make-up special effects to portray a theme or cater to the requirements of events.
  • Apply relevant knowledge of anatomy, physiology, wellness, aging issues and skin disorders to the provision of specialized cosmetic application.
  • Compare and contrast sales strategies and promotion techniques used in the cosmetic industry.
  • Identify, analyze and apply colour relationships and theories in the application of cosmetics and products for diverse skin types.
  • Develop business communication, promotion and marketing tools and materials for specific audiences in the cosmetic and toiletries industry sector.
  • Apply business, legal and accounting principles effectively addressing the business needs of an organization.
  • Analyze market needs and apply strategic growth principles.
  • Identify the principles of organizational behaviour.
  • Identify the ecological, ethical and environmental issues of the cosmetic industry.
  • Analyze and apply customer relation principles as they relate to sales and marketing.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the ability to manipulate and style hair for a variety of on-set applications.
  • Practice nail care techniques in the context of a makeup artistry setting.