Career opportunities will focus on working closely with directors, designers and other creative departments in film, television, live performance and fashion which could include CGI technicians, photographers, model makers, sculptors, animatronics designers, visual effects artists and fashion stylists.

As graduating make up artists from AUB, your professional options are wide and varied. With this in mind, the course has been designed to prepare you for a professional career in a diverse range of specialist roles thus giving you the necessary skills to take full advantage of an inspiring and exciting career.

Our Careers and Employability Service is dedicated to supporting you in turning your creativity into a great career. You can read more about this here.

Opportunities that our recent graduates have undertaken include:

  • Make-up Trainee, Fantastic Beasts the Crimes of Grindelwald (film)
  • Make-up Trainee, Little Boy Blue (ITV)
  • Make-up Trainee, Coronation Street (ITV)
  • Make-up Trainee, The Durrells (ITV)
  • Deputy Head of Wigs, La Cage au Folles (musical)
  • Make-up trainee, Beauty and The Beast (film)
  • Make-up assistant, The Secret (ITV)
  • Wig Assistant, The Wig Store
  • Wig Technician at Pete Own Wigs, Bristol
  • Wigs and Make-up assistant for the Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Make-up artist for RSI (Swiss Italian TV)
  • Make-up assistant on Music, War and Love (film)
  • Internship AUB’s BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance course
  • Technician Demonstrator for AUB’s BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance course
  • MAC Cosmetics
  • Wig maker/dresser at Banbury Postiche
  • Three mould-making technicians for the Harry Potter tour
  • Ministry of Masks, London
  • Eight graduates have also been employed by AUB on the summer wig making project entitled Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Kristyan Mallett, All You Need Is Kill, Prosthetic make up department
  • Shepperton film studios, Thor 2 Prosthetic make up department
  • Shepperton film studios, John Carter of Mars
  • Millennium FX prosthetics studio, London
  • Pinewood film studios. Les Miserable
  • Palace Theatre, London. Singing in the rain
  • Dominion Theatre, London. We will rock you
  • Sky News, The Jeff Randall Show
  • BBC, Children in Need
  • BBC, Doctor Who
  • Channel 4, Gok’s Clothes Road Show
  • Peter Owen, Wig makers
  • Banbury postiche
  • Vogue Magazine