Bury College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Salford

Salon Management

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Course summary

This course will prepare you with the skills and knowledge for effective salon management. In the first year of the programme at Level 4 you will develop practical skills, knowledge and experience of current and emerging industry developments and trends. You will also prepare for study at Level 5 through the development of the knowledge and skills to be able to effectively manage a salon. You will develop your academic and study skills including undertaking research, academic writing and reflective practice. You will also develop an insight into the hairdressing and beauty industry through the undertaking of research. In the second year of the programme at Level 5 you will prepare for employment or further study through the development of transferable knowledge and skills including management and entrepreneurship. You will develop leadership and management skills in order to be able to effectively manage a salon. You will also develop your skills in business, leadership and management and research skills to enhance employability and support career advancement and undertake a period of work experience.


You will cover the following topics: • Advanced Epilation • Colour Correction • Fundamentals of Salon Operations • Laser and Light Treatments for Skin Rejuvenation and Hair Removal Manage the Creation of a Hairstyle Collection • Physiology of Ageing • Professional and Academic Skills • Technological Developments and Innovation • The Hairdressing and Beauty Industry in Context • Advanced Massage Technique • Hair and Beauty Management and Career Development • Hair and Scalp Specialists Services and Introduction to Trichology Leading and Managing Teams • Managing Financial Resources in Salons • Professional Practice: Work Related Practice • Salon Management in Practice

Assessment method

You will be assessed in a variety of ways including essays, reports, presentations and practical observations.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

- Applicants should also have five GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C) including English. - The university centre will also consider applicants who have passed a Kitemarked Access to Higher Education course. - If you do not have the standard entry requirements but have relevant work experience or an alternative qualification you may still be eligible for the course. - You may be required to attend an interview or assessment.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

In addition to course fees, you will be required to purchase a uniform and you may be required to purchase two practise head mannequins for the Manage the Creation of a Hairstyle Collection unit.
Salon Management at Bury College - UCAS