Newcastle College University Centre has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
If you are passionate about the ever-growing aesthetic and spa industry, then this course is for you. The course has been designed to develop technical and theoretical skills required by industry. You’ll gain work experience in our innovative college Medispa and The Retreat, recognised as a Centre for Excellence by the International Institute for Anti-Ageing. You will work with recognised professional brands such as Elemis and Agera Chemical Peels and have access to specialist equipment such as Energist VPL, Microdermabrasion and CACI machines. You will undertake industry training in Dermaquest, Spa Find, Collagen Induction Therapy, Energist VPL treatments, Agera Chemical Peels and CACI Non-Surgical Face Lifting. You will undertake a work placement within The Retreat, putting both managerial and advanced technical skills into practice. You will also have the opportunity to secure an external work placement. You may wish to progress academically on to an appropriate teaching or Masters Degree, or you may decide to seek employment within the beauty and aesthetics industry as an Aesthetic Practitioner, Senior Aesthetician, Aesthetic Clinic Manager, Lecturer, Brand Representative, Brand Trainer or Business Owner.
Year One: Physiology and Ageing, Work Related Learning, Laser and Pulsed Light Therapies, Spa Industry and Spa based Therapies, Marketing Essentials, Academic Study Skills, Personal Development or Recognition of Prior Learning. Year Two: Introduction to Human Resource Management, Work Based Learning, Professional Development, Aesthetic Practices and Principles, Contextual Studies, Business Enterprise.
You will learn through a variety of methods including lectures, group work, seminars, practical sessions and work placements. Assessment is carried out through client case-studies, presentations, an exam, assignments, debates.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|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
Fees and funding
|EU||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|England||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£9,000 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£9,000 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.