Advanced Skin Techniques (Top-up)

Newcastle College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Newcastle College Group
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Course summary

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This course has been designed after reflecting on the gap between relevant management skills and academic ability. Local employers, spa and clinical organisations have been involved in the selection of modules and development of assessments, to ensure that this course is relevant, relatable and current with industry trends and issues. This course will allow learners to achieve a level 6 BA (Hons) degree which can be applied to your own specific area of work, by choosing the most appropriate module. This course is for anyone who has completed a foundation degree award (or an equivalent qualification) and is wanting to progress to a higher level of study. This course includes fundamental business modules which will allow learners to enhance their work placements and professional skills. This course is also a fantastic opportunity for those who are currently in industry, and holds extensive industry experience, but are wishing to upskill and develop current management skill, relevant to the diverse and ever changing beauty industry. Career opportunities include Advanced Practitioner of Beauty Therapy or Salon/Spa Management (with salon experience).

Course details


Contemporary Issues within the Beauty and Spa Industries, Digital Marketing, Strategy and Change, Dissertation/Research project. Optional modules include: Clinical Physiology or Managing People within the Spa Industry and Related Industries.

Assessment method

You will learn through a variety of different methods including Lectures, Seminars, Group Work and Practical Sessions. You will be assessed through Case studies, Presentations, Research projects, Reports, Time constrained assessments and Assignments

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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 codeBN33
Institution code N23
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted
HND (BTEC) M Beauty Therapy or Spa Management.

Students studying a Foundation Degree in Beauty Therapy or Spa Management are encouraged to apply.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000* Year 1
England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Advanced Skin Techniques (Top-up) at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS