Diploma in Professional Makeup Artistry

Provided by COSMOPROF Academy

Course introduction


This course will train you to be a Professional Makeup Artist. All areas from Beauty, Fashion, Bridal Makeup, Stage, Special Effects and Hairstyling will be covered. Students will be able to use their artistic talent and creativity in their makeup creations for complete looks. Students will be taught from fundamentals through to makeup design and culminate with the production of a professional student portfolio. This course has a strong emphasis on beauty and fashion makeup trends.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

Modules/ Subjects

  • Makeup Fundamentals
  • Bridal Makeup
  • Fashion Makeup
  • Hairstyling
  • Stage and Drama Makeup
  • Special Effects Makeup
  • Makeup Design / Portfolio Project

Course Modules

  • Setting up the makeup area
  • Lighting / furniture / makeup tools kit
  • The makeup artist's approach on set
  • Essential, good hygiene practices
  • Makeup brushes construction, uses
  • Skin care / skin structure
  • Product categories
  • Color theory / color wheel
  • Beauty makeup application techniques
  • Corrective makeup techniques
  • Eyebrow shaping

Bridal Makeup
  • Highlighting / Shading / Contouring
  • Camouflage techniques
  • Different styles of bridal makeup looks
  • Studio photography bridal makeup
  • Day, evening bridal makeup looks
  • High definition makeup

Fashion Makeup
  • Range of iconic historical fashion makeup looks
  • Range of contemporary, commercial, runway, dramatic fashion makeup looks
  • Smoky eye, catwalk,club, street fashion, dramatic, on trend, fashion looks
  • Creative fashion makeup looks incorporating fantasy makeup

Stage Makeup
  • Types of stage makeup products
  • Stage makeup technique for dancers, performers
  • Range of makeup looks from iconic well known stage production
  • Ageing makeup technique
  • Opera, circus clown, henna art, artistic face painting

Special Effects
  • Create cuts, wounds, bruises
  • Create burns, bullet holes, wrinkle skin effects
  • Create bald look
  • Transforming facial features
  • Complete transformative looks incorporating stage and special effects makeup

  • Core hair styling skills
  • Working with hot tools
  • Blowing, creating curls, straight styles
  • Range of up-do hairstyles

  • Makeup designs, execution of makeup plans
  • Create professional portfolio of complete looks incorporating makeup, hairstyling, costumes, props and overall styling

Entry Requirements

  • Academic : GCE N Level or certificate in relevant discipline
  • Language : English

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration


Full Time : 3 Months
Part Time : 6 Months

Fees & Funding

Course Fee

S$ 3852.00 (inclusive of 7% GST)

*Free Products Kit worth S$2000.00

Exam Fee

S$ 107.00 (inclusive of 7% GST)