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Diploma in Fashion Theatre
&    Media makeup 
iTEC Level 3
International Qualification
MQF/EQF Level 4


It is an intensive and in-depth practical course, particularly suitable for those wishing to change their career or for those passionate about using make-up in a creative environment.

 This qualification takes you from the basics to advanced skills.

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  • Application of fashion (Photographic, cat walks) make-up - to include creating and adapting a design plan, using products, tools and techniques to meet the design plan, black and white and colour and working to a budget

  • Application of media (working in TV and Films) make-up - to include characters, ageing, and casualty effects

  • Application of theatre make-up - to include lighting, principle of colour, historical period  make- up, theatrical and character make-up

  • Understand the key differences between working in Film, TV, Theatre, and Fashion

  • Know how to research a subject and use relevant reference material to fulfil a brief


    Acquire the professional skills and contacts to help you start your career in the media industry




Students work through a comprehensive syllabus addressing the key make-up techniques required by professional artists working in these industries inspired and guided by true professionals. 

Classes are taught through practical demonstrations, distance learning, digital platform, and one-to-one attention on each student’s work. Students work on each other, mannequins, and models with a very practical and hands-on approach from day one.

The focus is on developing students’ practical skills.

The course length can vary from 8 to 12 months (approximately).

These courses are taught and assessed by the academy’s principal educator Alex Volpe with more than 30 years’ experience as a Hair and Makeup Designer in Films and TV  and visiting artists.


The course is organized in units and some can be taken individually:

  • Beauty Make-up

  • Fashion Make-up

  • Character Make-up

  • Special make-up Effects

  • History of Hair & make-up in fashion & media

  • Bald Cap Application

  • Hair Facial application and Laying on of loose hair

  • Airbrush make-up application

  • Business and department management


An Internationally recognised Diploma by the iTEC/VTCT will be issued after the exams.

 (Click here for information about iTEC/VTCT)







The light and airy classrooms of London Academy are located within the enchanting Spinola Bay in St. Julians.

In our spacious classrooms, you will have your own personal workstation – including professional lighting and equipment.



London Academy Hair and Makeup Malta is now able to offer students a flexible weekly/monthly finance options package.

You can finance your course at 0% interest finance after a small deposit.

London Academy Finance is a fantastic way to spread the cost of your career investments.


                                                                                   (Few places available)

EU Funding

You could be eligible for EU Funding. Check it out on the links below:  

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Contact the academy to arrange a visit and ask all the questions you like! No obligations!

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70 Triq Gorg borg Olivier,

Saint Julian's. Malta

STJ 1083

+356 79 37 77 17

Tel.+356 21 38 10 30

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