In the last ten years, the Beauty Therapy profession has changed and expanded radically. The beauty industry is now one of the largest in the UK, and there is an increasing demand for a higher level of education and training which combines both academic and vocational disciplines. The colourful and stimulating industry requires appropriately trained, highly-qualified managers for this exciting growth area. Bradford College was the first college in the country to offer a degree relevant to Beauty Therapists, and we are very proud of our leading national and international reputation for educating and training our Beauty Therapy students.
The BA (Hons) Beauty Therapy Management programme is made of up of a diverse and interesting mix of Modules that will enable you to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to seek employment in Beauty Therapy management.
The emphasis throughout the course is on the development of your ability and the application of your knowledge to a real working environment.
Modules studied are as follows:
The course incorporates a number of learning and teaching strategies including: lectures, seminars, tutorials, demonstrations, practical work and independent study.
During the course you will visit exhibitions and both local and national salons.
The teaching methods consist of formal lectures, seminars, small group tutorials and independent and reflective study, which combine to improve your skills.
Modules will be assessed by assignments, presentations and reports, projects, reflective diary and Independent study.
The work-based learning Module gives you the chance to apply academic and professional skills to the workplace.
Completion of the course will prepare you for progression through all levels of Higher Education and enhance your employability and career development.
The opportunities offered by gaining a Beauty Therapy degree cover a broad range of rewarding careers within the industry. Many of our students have gone on to run successful businesses, manage large retail chains or cosmetic houses, work on cruise ships and work in TV studios. Alternatively, you may wish to enter the rewarding teaching profession.
This Award has been written using Habia (the standards setting body for the Hair and Beauty industries) reports.
You must have a Foundation Degree or HND in Advanced Practices in Beauty Therapy or an associated discipline.
You should have a minimum of 120 credits at Level 4 and a minimum of 120 credits at Level 5, or equivalent.
We were delighted that the QAA's Integrated Quality and Enhancement Review (IQER), carried out in January 2010 concluded that they had 'Confidence' (the highest judgement possible) in the quality of our Higher Education provision.
For further details read the summary report
Awarding Body: Teesside University
Level: Level 6
Duration: One year full-time
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