Bury College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Bolton

Beauty Management

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Course summary

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The FdA Beauty Management programme will allow you to learn current industry techniques, develop those that you have already been introduced to at a lower level and build a strong foundation in the theories and background knowledge of the profession. An important feature of the course is the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and experience of management, leading people and making effective business decisions thus increasing salon revenue. Throughout your studies you will be offered support in the development of relevant study skills such as academic, ICT, independent learning, communication and time management. The teaching and learning strategies typically used by tutors on the course include lectures, seminars, practical workshops and tutorial. You will also be expected to undertake a significant amount of independent study.

Course details


Level 4: Professional and Academic skills The Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Industry in Context Fundamentals of Beauty Salon Operations Advanced Epilation Laser and Light Treatments for Skin Rejuvenation and Hair Removal Physiology of Ageing Level 5: Beauty Salon Management in Practice Leading and Managing Hairdressing and Beauty Teams Advanced Massage Techniques Managing Financial Resources in Salons Work based learning

Assessment method

This course has been designed with a focus on management, employability and business acumen to give you the skills that you will need to progress in your career. Special features of the course include: • Extensive industry links with a range of beauty therapy industry employers providing students with the opportunity to visit a range of salons and other workplaces • Students will attend lectures given by guest speakers from the industry • Students are required to take part in a period of managed work experience at HE 5 • Students will learn skills in the entrepreneurship and business start up to aid them to become self employed • Advanced practical skills run throughout the course to maximise student potential and expertise. • The course enables students to develop their management and leadership skills including leading and managing teams and managing financial resources

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeBM04
Institution code B93
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

This course is only available to students within the United Kingdom and European Union.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 64 points 64 UCAS points or equivalent in a Level 3 Beauty qualification. You should also have 5 GCSE's at Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent ) including English.
A level 64 points from a minimum of 2 A Levels
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMP
Access to HE Diploma 64 points from an Access to Higher Education Diploma

You may be required to attend an interview.

Additional entry requirements



You may be required to attend an interview

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

This course is only available to students within the United Kingdom and European Union.
Beauty Management at Bury College - UCAS