Newcastle College University Centre

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Newcastle College Group

Aesthetic Practice and Spa Management

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Course summary

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Are you interested in learning how to perform advanced cosmetic aesthetic procedures? Are you looking to learn more about the management side of the beauty industry? This Aesthetic Practice and Spa Management degree has been developed with employers including Sk:n, Transform, NC Clinic and Clinic 32 to ensure it reflects what industry needs. You will study the theory behind aesthetic procedures and gain an understanding of why they are carried out the way they are. You will cover topics such as laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation, needling and chemical peels and have access to industry standard equipment including Energist laser machines, skin scanners and wood lamps. You will use industry recognised brands such as Dermaquest and Spa Find skincare and benefit from guest lectures from Silverlink Clinics to complement your studies. You will be supported to undertake additional qualifications and training alongside your degree and in your second year of study you will have the chance to complete Core of Knowledge, an accredited laser qualification. Once you complete your degree you may decide to progress onto our BA (Hons) Advanced Skin Techniques (Top-Up) to further develop your practical skills and knowledge. You may also choose to set up your own business or work as an aesthetician in a clinical setting.

Course details


Year One: • Academic Study Skills • Laser and Pulsed Light Theories • Marketing Essentials • Personal Development • Ageing and Physiology • Spa Industry and Spa Based Therapies • Work Related Learning. Year Two: • Aesthetic Principles and Practices • Business Enterprise • Contextualised Studies • Introduction to Human Resource Management • Professional Development • Work Based Learning.

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 codeBN32
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
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted

Applicants are required to achieve a pass or higher in a recognized Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy including Facial and Body Electrotherapy.

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.
Aesthetic Practice and Spa Management at Newcastle College University Centre - UCAS