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Full time
1 year
September only

This programme will enable you to develop the skills, knowledge and experience in order to be able to effectively manage a salon or start a business. You will have the opportunity to develop your employability skills and the ability to operate successfully within the hairdressing and beauty industry. You will develop your skills in business, leadership and management and research to further enhance your employability and to support your career advancement.

Course validated by: University of Salford

·         Innovations and Developments in Salon Services

·         Marketing for Salon Managers

·         Project: Salon Management

·         Small Business Enterprise Planning

·         Strategic Management for the Hairdressing and Beauty Business

You will be assessed in a variety of ways including essays, reports, presentations and practical observations.

Classroom based learning is supplemented by industry links with a range of employers and guest speakers in the hairdressing and beauty industry. You will also have the opportunity to attend workshops/masterclasses given by guest speakers. The programme is delivered by experienced professionals with industry experience and academics. You will have the opportunity to complete a piece of independent research into a particular area of personal interest within the hair or beauty industry.

This course will provide you with a range of skills and knowledge to enable you to progress into a variety of employment opportunities within the hair or beauty industry or onto further study at postgraduate level.

Positive Futures is a set of essential qualities, embedded throughout your study programme, that we seek to develop in all students: 

  • Commitment
  • Collaboration
  • Confidence
  • Resilience

You will also engage in the Positive Futures Careers Programme, developing key employability skills through a diverse range of activities including work placements, volunteering, employer talks, industry study visits and employment and university fairs.

You will need to have successfully completed the Salon Management FdSc Qualification. Applicants should also have three GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C) including English Language. If English is a second language, you will need to complete a Secure English Language Test at IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

The majority of students will be able to access a Tuition Fee Loan from Student Finance England to pay their HE Course Fee.

Self-funding students may pay in 3 instalments in September (25%), January (25%) and April (50%).

Course Fee: £8,250.00 per year

Please Note: We attempt to ensure that all information contained within this website is correct and up-to-date. However, some details may change as we review and update our provision. Although every effort is made to provide the teaching, examination, assessment and other services detailed on this website and in our other publications, Bury College cannot guarantee the provision of such programmes, services, facilities and fees. Bury College reserves the right to amend, withdraw, alter or amalgamate any of the courses, locations and facilities detailed within at any time. Should circumstances require such amendments, Bury College undertakes to use all reasonable steps to minimise the resultant disruption to those services and most importantly to students.

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