A Career in Make-up Artistry

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The International School of Make-up Artistry spans over 25 years, specialising in Make-up Artistry courses, from beginners to advanced levels, constantly updating with cosmetic products and fashion trends.

The course covers, all areas of beauty Make-up, including, Day, Evening, Bridal, different age groups, Fashion/Trend and much more. The Diploma course at The School of Make-up Artistry also includes a module on make-up for professional photo shoots. Qualifications from this course are recognised in: Ireland, U.K, Australia, Bahrain, Channel Islands, China, Cyprus, Kenya, Malta, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Africa, USA, and Zimbabwe.

The School of Make-up Artistry is supported by MAC Cosmetics, and our Make-up Artist Diploma students receive a MAC Make-up kit, valued over 300euro, compliments of the school. Students in this school are eligible for membership in the MAC pro student programme, which enables our students to receive discount in any of the MAC Pro stores worldwide. Students from The School of Make-up Artistry are also eligible to receive a discount with a variety of other cosmetic companies.

When students successfully complete the examinations required, they will be Internationally qualified as a Make-up Artist.

Many graduates from the college, are now enjoying a career within the beauty industry, working as freelance Make-up Artists specialising in Bridal make-up, and working on Fashion shows and Photo-shoots, or on T.V and Film, others are enjoying a career working for leading cosmetic companies, such as M.A.C, Estee Lauder, Bobbi Brown, Lancome and Laura Mercier worldwide.

Over 80% of the graduates have been placed in secure employment, in Ireland and abroad through the college. Numerous Cosmetic Companies and a variety of agencies contact The School of Make-up Artistry on a regular basis, when hiring, as they are always extremely happy with the high standard of training which the students receive from this college!


Frank Bolger

University College Cork, Adult Continuing Education (ACE)
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