Course Information


Foundation Degree in Hair and Beauty Management (with Specialisms)

The Open University
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 06 September 2021
Day: Monday
Time: 09:00–17:00
Duration: 3 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 210
Fee: 1000
Places Available: 10
Course Coordinator: Kathleen.Brogan@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 06 September 2021
Day: Monday
Time: 09:00–17:00
Duration: 3 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 210
Fee: 1000
Places Available: 6
Course Coordinator: Grainne.Mulholland@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 13 September 2021
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 18
Total Hours: 540
Fee: 2600
Places Available: 10
Course Coordinator: Kathleen.Brogan@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 13 September 2021
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 18
Total Hours: 540
Fee: 2600
Places Available: 10
Course Coordinator: Kathleen.Brogan@swc.ac.uk

Description

This course aims to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of management within a hair and beauty context. It also aims to develop students’ skills in a range of hair and beauty services, which are aligned to the needs of employers in the industry.

Additional Information

Students will follow a vocational pathway in either hairdressing or beauty therapy. Additional costs to purchase uniform and kits. *The fees quoted are payable for each year.

Terms & Conditions

Students are required to: · Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE). · Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted. · Pass all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme. *The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.

Course Content

This course consists of seven core modules which provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage a salon or own business in the hair and beauty industry. There is a strong focus on employability skills and industry knowledge. Students will follow a vocational pathway in hairdressing or beauty therapy where they will develop specialist skills in a range of industry-relevant services.

Core Modules

Proposed mandatory modules (subject to validation): · Academic and Study Skills · Fundamentals of Hair and Beauty Salon Management · Quality Management and Customer Relations · Marketing and PR in the Hair and Beauty Industry · Entrepreneurship · Leading and Managing Hair and Beauty Teams · Work-based Learning Beauty Pathway · The Physiology of Ageing · Non-Medical Aesthetic Therapies – Chemical Peels Theory and Practice · Laser and Light Treatments for Skin Rejuvenation and Hair Removal · Non-Medical Aesthetic Therapies – Skin Needling Theory and Practice Hairdressing Pathway · Manage the Creation of a Hairstyle Collection · Colour Correction · Hair and Scalp Specialist Services and Introduction to Trichology · Hairdressing Salon Management in Practice

Optional Modules

N/A

Assessment Method

A variety of assessment methods will be used including reports, presentations, exams, case studies, practical demonstrations etc

Progression Opportunities

Open University BA Hons Hair and Beauty Management (subject to validation)

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have reached the age of 18 years on admission. Successful applicants must have normally reached their 18th birthday by 31 August in the year of entry. All applications will be individually considered. Successful applicants must have normally studied at Level 3 or above and have completed one of the following:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy; or
  • Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing; or
  • equivalent recognised qualifications in hairdressing and beauty; or
  • completion of A ‘level study achieving a UCAS tariff score of 48 or above; in this instance, applicants will have to complete a bridging module which is available for the Beauty Therapy pathway only.
  • Applicants must also possess Grades C or above in English and Maths or other equivalent qualifications, such as Essential Skill Level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy.
  • A work placement in a salon is recommended.
  • International Student Entry Requirements

    International students must meet the general entrance requirements for admission to any College First Degree, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. English language requirements for international applicants is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE – Pass at Level 3 also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.