Best Makeup Artist Courses for Careers in Film, TV, Fashion and Theatre

The Bath Academy of Media Makeup is one of the world’s leading schools for Makeup Artist Courses.

Our creative team is headed by world-renowned Oscar and BAFTA-winning Makeup Designer, Peter Swords King and top Fashion Makeup Designer Gozra Lozano. Peter & Gozra are supported by a team of talented and highly experienced professionals all of whom are leading experts within the industry.

We are proud to be one of the very few private Academies providing Makeup Artist Courses accredited by the “British Accreditation Council” (BAC). This means our graduates are recognised world-wide as holding the clearest mark of quality education.

Innovation in Makeup Artist Courses

Since opening our doors in 2012 Peter has taken the lead in pioneering a new approach to Makeup Artist Courses to bring training up to the award winning standards celebrated by The Academy of Motion Picture and BAFTA.

Peter and Gozra are always on the lookout for the next big talent. Exceptional students will be given the opportunity to join their teams.

The Makeup Artist Industry is constantly evolving so please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your new career options.

If you are interested in a Career in Makeup Artistry there is no better place to start than to give us a call on +44 (0)1225 331315.

Peter King TV and Film Open Day
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Gozra Lozano Fashion Open Day
7th November 2020 10.30 - 12.00.
Call +44 (0)1225 331315 to book your slot.

Leaders in Professional Makeup Artist Courses

The Bath Academy of Media Makeup is one of the worlds foremost Schools for Makeup Artist Courses.

We know from our short courses that some of our best talents can slip away because the cost of a full course can be prohibitive at their life stage. We understand that it is not always possible to do everything at once due to family, work and financial commitments. So, please talk to us about ways in which we can accommodate your needs and bring you into the professional makeup artist industry.

This is why we are the leaders in Makeup Artist Courses
  • BAC Accredited Courses
  • Our professional tutors are all actively working in the industry
  • The only Peter Swords King endorsed Media Makeup Artist Courses
  • Our Aftercare provides industry contact and access to our free BAMM Agency
  • We turn enthusiasts into Makeup Artist professionals
  • Makeup Artistry may be your passion but it’s our business
  • Complete professional hair and makeup kit
  • Makeup workshops, privileged discount days with MAC cosmetics and Bobbi Brown
  • You will leave us industry ready with an impressive CV, portfolio and business plan

If you ever imagined working on a film set, this is your opportunity; Call us now on +44 (0)1225 331315.

Makeup Artist Training

Makeup Artist Training

Peter Swords King explains why formal Makeup Artist Training by working industry professionals is so important.

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Peter Swords King has met so many people wishing to make a career for themselves as a professional makeup artist. Of course, there is much more to it than desire; you need to know about the industry which not just about applying makeup. You will need to be trained in all aspects and know how to dress, how to behave, how to approach people and how to deal with people.

Our Student Accomplishments

Victoria Jackson BAMM Student Testimonial

The most amazing school; with endless energy, enthusiasm & expertease in the industry. You are tutored by people who are the top in their field & still work in the industry. Very much about hands on learning with support above & beyond any other school I looked at. BAMM want you to be the best… Read more “Victoria Jackson BAMM Student Testimonial”

Ffion Stallworthy BAMM Student Testimonial

For all the love, support laughter, and for everything you have taught me…..Thank you

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Yasmin Hoe BAMM Student Testimonial

Thank you so much for the past 4 months and for the endless support.

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Ruby Ellis BAMM Student Testimonial

These past 4 months have been the most amazing months of my life. The tutors, The BAMM Team, The atmosphere and family-like bond that is present really is why BAMM is so incredible. Thank you for your on-going support.

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Suzy Hill BAMM Student Testimonial

A great team of people, my daughter did the under 18’s week course and loved every single minute. Lots of very useful advice given and such a friendly place. She had an amazing week xxxx thank you.

Under 18’s 1 week SFX Summer School

Sophie Oakley BAMM Student Testimonial

I had the best 1 on 1 bridal refresher day today with Mel and my perfect model Sarah. My confidence has soared already and I can’t wait to get back in the salon and get started!! Mel is a great teacher, so knowledgeable and patient. Will definitely be returning in the future. Thanks for all… Read more “Sophie Oakley BAMM Student Testimonial”

Bridal Refresher Training

Sophie Roberts BAMM Student Testimonial

Thank you so much for everything you have done for me over these past months, my brain is filled with so much knowledge! I have made fantastic friendships, and It’s going to be sad not coming back here every day, but now It’s time to set out to do what I came here to do!… Read more “Sophie Roberts BAMM Student Testimonial”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Jessica Savory BAMM Student Testimonial

I cannot recommend more highly the experience that I had at BAMM. The course is a fantastic start into the make up industry. The course ran so smoothly and covered so many areas that it has been invaluable experience. Mel has so many contacts in the industry that she is happy to put her students… Read more “Jessica Savory BAMM Student Testimonial”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Hannah Charlton BAMM Student Testimonial

You have taught me so much; I am so grateful for this experience. Thank you for giving me this amazing opportunity, experience, love and support!

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Victoria Beynon BAMM Student Testimonial

Life changing! After working 10 years in radio marketing – taking a leap of faith and studying on the Peter King course was the best decision I ever made. The Principle Mel, is knowledgable and insightful when it comes to working in the industry and on top of that is one of the loveliest poeple… Read more “Victoria Beynon BAMM Student Testimonial”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Beth Price BAMM Student Testimonial

I thoroughly enjoyed the Bridal Hair and Make-up course at BAMM and would recommend to anyone thinking about it. Mel is a fantastic tutor with a wealth of experience and a calm and inspiring approach. She really cares that the course provides quality for money and provides everything you need to become a high end… Read more “Beth Price BAMM Student Testimonial”

Bridal Hair & Makeup Course

Victoria Hill-Sweet BAMM Student Testimonial

My daughter did the U18s Special FX course last week and it was absolutely fantastic. Even better than we could have imagined. So professional, but also very welcoming and incredibly friendly. My daughter would live here if she could! Thank you Mel, for making it such a special week. You have been a huge inspiration… Read more “Victoria Hill-Sweet BAMM Student Testimonial”

Under 18’s TV, Film & SFX Taster Day

Natalie Simone Milne BAMM Student Testinonial

BAMM’s Intensive Media Makeup Course gave me a wonderful introduction into the world of Hair and Makeup. I gained so many new skills and was introduced to new crafts that I would otherwise be ignorant to. BAMM ensured I had 3 weeks of work experience within local theatres as soon as I had finished my… Read more “Natalie Simone Milne BAMM Student Testinonial”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Jess Pacey BAMM Student Testimonial

Summer 2013 I travelled from North Yorkshire every weekend down to Bath for ten weekends to complete the Fashion, Bridal and Beauty Course. Since I qualified at the start of September 2013 I have created my own website, logo, business cards, connected with other businesses for advertisement, built up my portfolio, and in January 2014… Read more “Jess Pacey BAMM Student Testimonial”

Fashion Hair & Editorial Course

Emily Aherne BAMM Student Testimonial

I honestly can’t thank you enough for all your support and help throughout my time at BAMM. The Peter King Course has reached all my expectations and much much more! I have enjoyed all aspects of the course and am ever so grateful to have been given the opportunity to be taught by the incredible… Read more “Emily Aherne BAMM Student Testimonial”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Chloe Bond BAMM Student Testimonial

The past 16 weeks have changed my life! BAMM provides everything an aspiring MUA interested in TV, Film, Fashion and Theatre needs. The support is amazing and the tutoring standard is excellent! I am so grateful to all the tutors who have taught me, I have learned so much. I feel so excited to step… Read more “Chloe Bond BAMM Student Testimonial”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Charrissa Jarrett BAMM Student Testimonial

A mature setting with great expertise and knowledge from celebrity makeup artists etc. Decent products and equipment used and nobody attending that didn’t want to be there. I have done a few courses and would love to do the Peter King course.

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Louise Mead BAMM Student Testimonial

Firstly, the academy is a fantastic place to learn and develop new skills. I completed the bridal hair and make-up course back in January. I absolutely loved it and learnt so much. My tutors were Stacey, Mel and Kim, all were fantastic and shared so much of their knowledge with us. We got a great… Read more “Louise Mead BAMM Student Testimonial”

Bridal Hair & Makeup Course

Echo Poutney BAMM Student Testimonial

The most amazing thing I have ever done!! I attended the fashion and catwalk makeup course. Amazing people that helped me all the way through the process from when I emailed in about being interested till the day I did my course! Amazing teachers and just such lovely people. I learnt so much in such… Read more “Echo Poutney BAMM Student Testimonial”

Fashion Makeup Course

Maddy Ellis BAMM Student Testimonial

I can’t put into words how thankful I am for everything the team at BAMM have done for me during my time on the Peter King Course. I have honestly had the time of my life. On the first day at BAMM I would never have imagined that I could achieve as much as I… Read more “Maddy Ellis BAMM Student Testimonial”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Victoria James BAMM Student Testimonial

I Recently completed the intensive media make up course at BAMM and I can Honestly say it changed my life, not only did I learn numerous skills and get the opportunity to work with some of the most skilled people within this profession. I also gained a family who helped me build my confidence that… Read more “Victoria James BAMM Student Testimonial”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Sarah-Jane Nicholls BAMM Student Testimonial

Attending BAMM is 100% one of the best decieions I’ve ever made. All of the tuition is outstanding and the support during and after, i.e. the prep is amazing. Thank You!

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Elle Taylor BAMM Student Testimonial

BAMM’s constant support is really what stood out for me. They build on your strengths and boost your weaknesses and really strive to make you into not only a makeup artist but a businesswoman who can do ANYTHING!

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Charlene Roystone BAMM Student Testimonial

After a number of years I decided to finally take the plunge and enroll on a professional makeup course. I had heard of BAMM so checked out some reviews and their website and I will never look back. Every course receives the very highest level of training and you are in brilliant hands with Mel… Read more “Charlene Roystone BAMM Student Testimonial”

Anna Hillary BAMM Student Testimonial

Hi Mel & Stacey I just wanted to let you know that I’ve just started a job as Head of Wigs and Makeup on Six the musical UK Tour. I was hoping to visit you guys soon but I’m now going to be hopping around the country for the next 10 months. I’ll be in… Read more “Anna Hillary BAMM Student Testimonial”

The Peter Swords King Television & Film Makeup & Hair Course

Vanessa Rolland BAMM Student Testimonial

I loved the bridal hair and makeup course and without it I would not have been able to take my first steps into the industry, not only because I learned the basic skills which I need to hone to be successful but also because of the experience of meeting the course tutors, most of whom… Read more “Vanessa Rolland BAMM Student Testimonial”

Bridal Hair & Makeup Course

Rebecca Clare BAMM Student Testimonial

From the moment I went to visit BAMM and spoke to Melanie I knew it was where I wanted to study media makeup. For me the passion seen by Mel not only for her school but for the love of the makeup industry was a key selling point. Once on the course, I was really… Read more “Rebecca Clare BAMM Student Testimonial”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Blanaid Daly BAMM Student Testimonial

Words cannot express how grateful I am for everything you have done for me. You have made the most daunting few months the best months of my life and have brought a new family to my life. Thank you for changing my life!

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Amber Ralf BAMM Student Testimonial

Just a little thank you. This has truly been the best experience of my life and one that will change it forever. I never imagined I would be capable of everything you have taught me.

Fashion Hair & Editorial Course

Leianne Baxter BAMM Student Testimonial

I graduated from the Peter Sword King course in December and life after BAMM has been incredible !!
Since graduating as a mature student I have been busy building contacts through work experience within TV & film and most recently assisted on ‘The trial of Christine Keeler’ for the BBC , ITV ‘s ‘Tipping… Read more “Leianne Baxter BAMM Student Testimonial”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Courtney Lightbody BAMM Student Testimonial

I can’t thank Mel, Stace and all the tutors at BAMM enough for everything they have taught me over the past 16 weeks. What an amazing experience that I can’t recommend enough if you want to venture into this industry. I am excited to use my new skill and dive into a new career. Along… Read more “Courtney Lightbody BAMM Student Testimonial”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Amber McNamara BAMM Student Testimonial

I attended the bridal makeup course with Mel in June this year and it was absolutely fantastic, the setting is amazing and Mel is such a fantastic teacher. My makeup business is already doing so much better than I ever imagined and it’s all thanks to BAMM

Bridal Hair & Makeup Course

Adrienne Wright BAMM Student Testimonial

Thank you so much for this amazing experience, I have loved every minute. You have been an amazing teacher and really inspired me, I can’t wait to get going with it all now and put my new acquired skills in to practice – it’s amazing how much we have learned in such a small time… Read more “Adrienne Wright BAMM Student Testimonial”

Fashion Hair & Editorial Course

Kate Edgecock BAMM Student Testimonial

Thank you for changing my life!

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Annabel Clark-Clements BAMM Student Testimonial

I recently completed my training at Bath Academy of Media Makeup, attending the ‘Peter Swords King 16 week course’. I left university where I was doing makeup to be on this course, and it was the best decision I ever made! It truly is the best course of it’s kind available! I cannot recommend it… Read more “Annabel Clark-Clements BAMM Student Testimonial”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Olivia Daly BAMM Student Testimonial

Attending BAMM has been the greatest experience of my life. The quality of teaching and resources is incredible, particularly the level of aftercare given.

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

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