Beauty Therapy

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


If you’re looking to learn beauty therapy skills to a higher level this 1-year course is for you. You will be taught and assessed on basic beauty therapies and a more advanced skill set to prepare you for a career in Beauty Therapy which can lead to a more technical and supervisory level.

You will learn the therapeutic skills and knowledge you need to move into the highest level of the beauty industry by performing a variety of beauty therapy techniques and more advanced beauty treatment plans to meet industry requirements. You will also gain more hands-on experience through working in our employability salon with the high-end product company Elemis, thus enhancing your employability prospects even further.


Beauty Therapy: Applied Anatomy and Physiology; Body Massage Treatments; Beauty Therapy: Face and Body Treatment Packages; Beauty Therapy: Face and Body Electrotherapy; Beauty Therapy: Depilation; Beauty Therapy: Hand and Foot Therapies; Beauty Therapy: Facial Therapy Treatments; Beauty Therapy: Professional Salon Skills; Beauty Therapy: Graded Unit 1.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, preferably in English and Biology. Interview.

Progression Routes

Degree level study at university

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hairdressing and Beauty

SCQF Level