Whether you are interested in learning make-up basics or discovering specialist make-up techniques, we offer courses to help you learn your trade.
Victoria University is recognised as the leading make-up school in Australia. Strong industry connections in film and television give our students the opportunity for invaluable work experiences and contacts for future employment.
Gain skills to take you further. You can study one of our short courses, TAFE certificates or diplomas.
Start training for a career in the beauty and make-up industry and learn foundational beauty services and make-up application skills.
Learn the skills for a successful career as a make-up artist or technician for film, TV or photography with a Diploma of Screen and Media CUA51020 (Specialist Make-Up Services) at Victoria University Polytechnic.
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Studying make-up at VU
At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.
We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.
You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.
Depending on the course you choose, career opportunities include:
- make-up artist (fashion, beauty, freelance)
- retail make-up sales person
- make-up artist/designer
- hair stylist/designer
- special make-up effects artist.