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BA (Hons) Beauty Promotion

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Southampton
English
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Program description

BA (Hons) Beauty Promotion

Want to learn more about the business of beauty? Solent is the first university in the UK to offer a beauty promotion degree, an innovative course which focuses on developing you for a career within the global beauty industry. You’ll learn a diverse range of skills, including multi-platform journalism, styling, marketing, PR, advertising and trend forecasting, with an opportunity to specialize as you progress.

You will be taught by academics with extensive industry experience in writing and styling beauty, celebrity and fashion editorial features for magazines including Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Good Housekeeping.

Admission requirements

This course is ideally suited to students who wish to focus their creative, communication and commercial skills towards professional careers in the growing beauty industry.

Applicants may come from either an artistic or business focused background or have studied either creative or humanities A-levels including but not limited to; social sciences, media, English, photography and history.

English language requirements

Applicants who do not have English as their first language will be required to demonstrate an approved level of proficiency in the use of the English language. The agreed minimum requirements for this course are:

  • IELTS minimum 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT minimum 80 with a minimum of 20 in each individual component
  • Duolingo English Language Test - 100 overall with minimum of 90 in each component
  • or equivalent.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year one

Core modules

  • Editorial Writing
  • Styling and Presentation
  • Fashion and Beauty Industry
  • Contextual Studies I
  • PR and Marketing I
  • Trend Forecasting

Year two

Core modules

  • Fragrance Branding and Advertising
  • Professional Practice and Promotion
  • Global Perspectives
  • Digital Beauty and Editorial Writing
  • PR and Marketing II
  • Contextual Studies II

Year three

Core modules

  • Work Based Learning
  • Final Major Project
  • Final Major Project: Proposal
  • Entrepreneurial Practice

Scholarships & funding

Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria.

For more information about scholarship options, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

  • UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year
  • International full-time fees: £13,800 per year

Continuing studies

After successfully completing your studies, there's an opportunity to continue your studies at Solent.

Career opportunities

Suitable roles for graduates include:

  • Beauty editor
  • Beauty journalist
  • Marketing assistant
  • Marketing executive
  • Press officer
  • Communications manager
  • Social media manager
  • Brand manager
  • Media relations executive
  • Product developer
  • Trend forecaster

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About this institute

Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...


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Why study at Solent University

Everything we do at Solent is focused on you – your learning, your life, your career. We offer all of the skills, knowledge, and practical experience you’ll need – all the things employers are looking for. So, when you graduate, you’ll already feel like a professional.

  • Solent’s top areas of research and expertise are the creative and cultural industries, maritime and the environment, and sport, health and wellbeing.
  • Gain work experience with our in-house innovative student enterprises in retail, design and web, TV, music and radio production and event management.
  • Our lively student community is home to over 100 different nationalities – giving our campus and our classrooms a diverse, multicultural feel.

Contact info

Solent University

Solent University
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SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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www.solent.ac.uk

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