BA (Hons) Advanced Skin Techniques (Top-Up)
Start Date: 13th September 2021
More about the course
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. 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.
A relevant Foundation Degree or HND.
If you are a current Newcastle College student and successfully pass your Foundation Degree in a relevant subject, you will be guaranteed a place on an Honours Degree (Top-Up).
You may be invited to interview as part of the application process.
What will I learn?
- Research Methods
- Roles and Responsibilities
- Advanced Laser Techniques
- Aesthetic Physiology
- Epidermal Trauma Management
How is the course taught?
How am I assessed?
- Practical assessments
- Case studies
You will use industry standard products to perform advanced skin techniques and treatments that you would in a professional clinical setting, giving you valuable working 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.
Where can I progress?
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 costs and information
Tuition Fees for full-time undergraduate UK and EU students is £9,000 per year. Read more about financial support.
NCG (the institution which Newcastle College University Centre belongs to) is in the process of applying for Indefinite Degree Awarding Powers. Read more about what this means about our offer here
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