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Hair, Beauty & Media Make-up

Course Overview

Study Hair, Beauty & Media Make-up at MK College

Studying one of our Hair or Beauty courses at Milton Keynes College will help get you industry-ready. Whether you’ve got a passion for make-up,  styling hair or beauty treatments, we have a course for you. Come and take advantage of our fantastic live learning environments and be inspired by our expert tutors.

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Barbering Q&A Session

Hair & Media Make-up Q&A Session

You can join a Live Q&A Session by clicking the buttons above. This will take you through to a Microsoft Teams meeting where you can join attendees in asking questions to the tutors. If you do not wish to have your camera or microphone on, that’s no problem! You will still be able to ask questions via the Microsoft Teams chat once you are in the session. If you are joining with a Smartphone or Tablet then please ensure you have Microsoft Teams downloaded. If you are having any issues joining the tutor sessions, then please let us know via the live chat function on this page.

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Courses Available

Intermediate courses are equivalent to Level 1/2 and are for those people who need a bit of extra focus and support in order to learn more about their specific interest, get familiar with tools and equipment and may need to resit GCSE English and/or maths.

Advanced courses are equivalent to Level 3 and are ideal for people who have a good grasp of their interest, but need to focus on developing their technical skill and concentrate on growing their skills and employability, learning how to turn their talent into a career.

Come to an In Person Open Event

If you do not wish to join a Live Q&A session today, then please join us at our next in person Open Event where you can meet the tutors and tour the facilities.

Meet the experts

All of our tutors have spent many active years working in industry honing their craft, and now they share their expertise and real-world experience with our students. You’ll benefit from their technical knowledge and their industry insights, which will help to guide and shape you, so you’re ready to start your career in hair and beauty.

Hear from our students

Hear from Zoe, one of our past students discusses her journey to becoming a successful make-up artist.

Apprenticeships Available In This Area

Hair & Beauty Courses

Hair & Media Make-up

The make-up industry is now more prominent than ever. If you are creative and have a passion for make-up, then studying with Milton Keynes College can help develop your skills and kickstart your career.

Beauty Therapy

This course covers a wide range of beauty treatments and you will spend dedicated time on each one, taught by our expert tutors. You’ll have the opportunity to speak to industry experts and gain valuable knowledge to help you get a job within the beauty industry.

Part time courses available for over 19’s


From washing hair to a complete restyle, you must make people feel at ease and build a clients’ trust. You’ll learn to develop customer service skills as well as practical experience, helping you build the skills to pursue a career in the industry.


If you have an eye for style, and want to make people feel more confident in themselves then a career in barbering may be for you. Barber shops and salons are in the top 10 most popular business start-ups, and doing this course will help you build vital skills to pursue a career in the industry.

Part time courses available for over 19’s

Who do we work with?

We make sure you’re ready to kick off your career as soon as you’ve completed your studies with us, and even before that by working with industry partners. From work experience opportunities, to working on clients, the employers we work with help to develop your skills and confidence whilst working in your industry.

We work with: Champneys, Centre Parcs, Wahl, Y Spa, Good Fellows, Changes Salon, Decesare, Bannatynes, Carluccio Barbers and Alternative Barbers.

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