Newcastle College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Newcastle College Group

Advanced Skin Techniques (Top-up)

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Course summary

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This Advanced Skin Techniques degree is the only one of its kind in the North East and will allow you to build on knowledge gained from Foundation Degree level study. Developed with industry contacts such as Sk:n and Clinic 32, you will learn advanced skin techniques and consider new forms of laser treatment. You will also gain advanced knowledge in laser tattoo removal, medium strength chemical peels and trauma management. This degree is ideal if you wish to work within a clinical setting alongside surgical professionals. There is an emphasis on research as well as theoretical and practical study and you will complete a dissertation on a topic of your choice. You will use industry standard products to perform advanced skin techniques and treatments similar to those performed in a professional clinical setting, giving you valuable work experience. You will be taught by industry experienced course tutors and benefit from insight from local employers including Sk:n, Transform, Silverlink Clinics, NC Clinics and Clinic 32. Once you complete your degree you may decide to study for a Masters degree or PGCE if you wish to go into teaching. You may also decide to set up your own business or seek employment as an aesthetician.

Course details


• Research Methods • Roles and Responsibilities • Advanced Laser Techniques • Aesthetic Physiology • Epidermal Trauma Management • Project/Dissertation.

Assessment method

Students are taught through • Practicals • Lectures • Workshops. Students are assessed through • Reports • Assignments • Presentations • Practical assessments • Case studies.

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 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