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
Friday 11th October 2019 10:30 to 12:30
Please contact us to book your slot.

Our Next Gozra Lozano Fashion Open Day TBC.
Please contact us to register your interest.

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.

Louise Mead

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”

Bridal Hair & Makeup Course

Sarah-Jane Nicholls

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

Adrienne Wright

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”

Fashion Hair & Editorial Course

Jessica Savory

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”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Vanessa Rolland

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”

Bridal Hair & Makeup Course

Jess Pacey

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”

Fashion Hair & Editorial Course

Beth Price

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”

Bridal Hair & Makeup Course

Victoria Beynon

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”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Natalie Simone Milne

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”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Victoria Jackson

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”

Rebecca Clare

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”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Victoria James

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”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Elle Taylor

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

Victoria Hill-Sweet

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”

Under 18’s TV, Film & SFX Taster Day

Suzy Hill

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

Chloe Bond

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”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Olivia Daly

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

Charrissa Jarrett

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.

Echo Poutney

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”

Fashion Makeup Course

Amber Ralf

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

Annabel Clark-Clements

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”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Courtney Lightbody

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”

Peter King Film & TV Makeup Course

Sophie Oakley

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”

Bridal Refresher Training

Charlene Roystone

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”

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