Beauty Therapy

UHI Inverness


Inverness Campus


On this course you will learn advanced therapy skills and management skills, and develop the ability to evaluate the effectiveness of therapy treatments.

Beauty therapy: applied anatomy and physiology; Beauty therapy: face and body treatment packages; Beauty therapy: professional salon skills; Beauty therapy: graded unit 1.

Optional subjects may include:
Beauty therapy: depilation; Beauty therapy: face and body electrotherapy; Beauty therapy: facial therapy treatments; Beauty therapy: hand, foot and nail therapies; Body massage treatments; Beauty therapy: contemporary aesthetic treatments; Beauty therapy: make up skills; Traditional head massage; Signature massage; Liquid and powder nail enhancements; Light curing gel nail enhancements; Eyelash enhancements; Eyebrow artistry; Spa treatments; Reflexology; Aromatherapy massage; Remedial massage; Beauty therapy: electrical epilation; Work placement.

Option units available may vary depending on study location, for more information contact your chosen campus

Entry Requirements

1 Higher, preferably English or a science subject plus 3 subjects at National 5; or NC Beauty Care (Level 6); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

Employment at assistant level or self-employment. On successful completion you will have the skills needed to work in beauty therapy in salons, hotels, cruise ships and other venues.

HND Beauty Therapy.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Care, Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level