Diploma in Aesthetics and Beauty Care

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This programme of study is accredited by the Council of Educational Evaluation - Accreditation of Cyprus (SEKAP).

Language of instruction: Greek and English

The programme is intensive and specifically designed for those interested in a career in the beauty care industry.
It provides a comprehensive, professional education in all aspects of beauty therapy including body massage, exercise, waxing, manicure, pedicure, make-up, facial treatments, body therapy, and electrolysis.

The programme objectives are:
- To develop the students' knowledge of the body upon which they will render service.
- To help students in recognizing basic skin problems in applying treatments.
- To familiarise students with the importance of nutrition for the health condition and appearance of the skin.
- To provide students with knowledge regarding the classification and benefits of skin care products and their use.
- To enhance the students' understanding of electricity, the various machines and equipment used as well as the safety and care procedures.

Teaching and practice is undertaken by highly professional and competent staff who support students in realising their potential in a friendly atmosphere.

The programme covers the areas of Dermatology, Anatomy, Physiology, First Aid, Beauty Care (theory and practice), Science, Cosmetology, Nutrition, Electrotechnology, Public Relations and Publicity, Business Organisation, Physical Education (theory and practice).

Along with the theoretical knowledge, students acquire practical skills including the techniques of beauty therapy by using state of the art machines and equipment.

Advantages for the holders of the Diploma in Aesthetics and Beauty Care:
- Possess an accredited diploma.
- Pursue direct employment at Health and Beauty Salons/Centres, TV Stations, Theatre, the Cosmetics Industry and related fields
- Operate and manage successfully their own Health and Beauty Salons/Centres.
- Are eligible to sit for the Cidesco International exams and obtain the Cidesco Diploma which is of international acclaim and recognition.

Aesthetics and Beauty Care Studios and Facilities
The course provides a wide range of facilities for teaching and practice. The Aesthetics and Beauty Care Studios and Facilities include:
- Facial treatments equipment
- Body treatments equipment (treatments of obesity, cellulite, etc)
- Gymnastics and Health Club

Required Courses: 116 ECTS
General Electives: 4 ECTS
TOTAL: 120 ECTS
REQUIRED COURSES
HOURS
ECTS

BCTH101 – Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy I (Theory)

2

2

BCPR101 – Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy I (Practical)

8

9

BCEN101 – Basic English

2

2

BCPT101 – Physical Education I (Theory)

2

2

BCCΥ101 – Chemistry

3

4

BCDE101 – Dermatology I

2

3

BCAP101 – Anatomy and Physiology I

3

4

BCTH102 – Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy II (Theory)

1

2

BCPR102 – Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy II (Practical)

8

9

BCEN102 – Intermediate English

2

2

BCPP102 – Physical Education I (Practical)

2

1

BCCS102 – Cosmetic Science I

2

3

BCDE102 – Dermatology II

2

3

BCAP102 – Anatomy and Physiology II

3

4

BCEL102 – Electrotechnology I

2

3

BCTH201 – Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy III (Theory)

2

2

BCPR201 – Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy III (Practical)

8

9

BCEN201 – English Composition

2

2

BCPT201 – Physical Education II (Theory)

2

2

BCCS201 – Cosmetic Science II

2

3

BCAP201 – Anatomy and Physiology III

3

4

BCEL201 – Electrotechnology II

2

3

BCBS201 – Business Organisation I

2

3

ΒCRE201 – Public Relations and Publicity

2

3

BCTH202 –  Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy IV(Theory)

2

2

BCPR202 – Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy IV(Practical)

8

9

BCEN202 – Advanced Writing

2

2

BCDI202 – Dietology

4

3

BCPP202 – Physical Education II(Practical)

2

1

BCCS202 – Cosmetic Science III

2

3

BCBS202 – Business Organisation II

2

3

BCFA202 – First Aid

4

4

BCDP202 – Project

-

5

GENERAL ELECTIVES

Two of the following

 

 

AECH111 – Cyprus in the 20th century

2

2

AEGL111 – Modern Greek Literature

2

2

AECH 101  - Introduction to the History of Cyprus

2

2

AEGL101   - Introduction to Greek Language

2

2

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