Entry to this course is usually gained by successfully completing the MASA Award or being able to demonstrate basic Make-Up Artistry skills to this level.

The MASA Diploma is an industry-focused course designed for those who want to develop their Fashion, Editorial and Beauty Make-Up Artistry skills.

The Diploma aims to develop individual’s contemporary, historical and cultural understanding of the art of Make-Up, and offers an introduction to Special Effects (SFX), Character, Body Art, Airbrushing, Creative concepts and design. The more commercial aspects including male grooming, and an in-depth exploration of fashion editorial are also covered. Colour theory, basic Hair Styling and the Make-Up industry are introduced at this level.

The course culminates with a professional photo shoot to capture the achievements of each learner as they progress with MASA.

Graduates seeking to develop their portfolio and strengthen their position for a successful career as a professional Make-Up Artist may continue their education by completing the MASA Diploma to gain the necessary further training and skills development.