The HND Beauty Therapy is a two-year course developing the knowledge, research, and skills that will underpin your work in the beauty industry. The setting develops your skills in a realistic working environment, using contemporary salon equipment, and will develop proficiency in an array of salon treatments. You will practice on each other prior to completing assessments on external clients, who you will be expected to source and book in for assessment sessions. You will be taught by industry professionals with a wide range of industry experience, who will impart essential knowledge to equip you for employment. We encourage and develop your professionalism in appearance and client skills, ensuring you are employable for beauty salons, spas, cruise liners or in a career as a self-employed therapist.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Advanced entry to year 2 may be possible with an HNC Beauty Therapy.
UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Additional entry requirements
You will be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process and may be asked to perform an assessment task
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||5.5||Overall score of 5.5 with no element below 5.0|
|PTE Academic||50||Minimum score of 50|
|TOEFL (iBT)||72||Min 72 or above with min 17 in each section|
Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:
Further information on English Language Requirements can be found via the following link.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7110*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7110*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7110*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
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