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  • Qualification

    HND - Higher National Diploma

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Please note that due to COVID-19, this course will initially be delivered via a blended learning approach, which may include face-to-face learning in the classroom, remote learning off-campus and digital learning. When delivery is taking place on-campus, there will be reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place.

This course is designed to give students a professional qualification recognised by the beauty industry. Students will develop skills in relation to a wide range of facial, body and complementary therapies. They will also gain in-depth product knowledge and be able to offer clients lifestyle advice. Other topics covered include make-up for special occasions and spa treatments. As part of the programme, students get the opportunity to gain hands-on industry experience through working in the College’s commercial salon.

Career Paths

  • Employment as a Professional Beauty Therapist
  • Beauty salon work in the UK or abroad
  • Salon Manager
  • Work on passenger liners
  • Technical Representatives
  • Theatre work
  • Television
  • Health, leisure and spa clubs


  • Year 1 of a related degree course

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 6,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

  • Campus address

    Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education, Grangemouth Road, Falkirk, Falkirk, FK2 9AD, Scotland

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