Ready for BA (Hons)

Beauty Promotion

3 years full-time
2022
UCAS Code:
BP01
Institution code: S30
UCAS Points:
96-112
Campus:
Southampton City Centre
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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 specialise 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.

BA (Hons) Beauty Promotion photo shoot

And will have access to professional photography facilities, as well as a make-up area. Mac suites with the latest design and publishing software and a reprographics room are also available to help you develop your digital skills.

During your studies you will also have the opportunity to get involved in retail activities at Re:So, Solent’s stunning student-run store which sells a unique mix of fashion, accessories, publications, furniture and art produced by the University’s creative students and graduates.

Think a career as a beauty editor, PR, marketing executive, brand manager or trend forecaster might be for you? With close industry links and regular opportunities to create a professional network, gain hands-on experience and build a professional resume, Solent’s unique beauty promotion degree can help you to take your first step into this exciting industry.

Why choose this course?

Who bring years of practical experience to the seminar room.

Including a photography studio complex, make-up area, mono and colour darkrooms and printing areas, digital reprographics rooms and Mac suites.

Enabling you to gain valuable experience for your CV.

Who is this course for?

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.

What does this course lead to?

This course will support you to develop the key skills required for a dynamic career in the fashion and beauty industries, working in the head office of a cosmetics, skincare, perfume, jewellery or hair care company or promoting several clients as a PR executive in a beauty and fashion public relations agency.

These skills are also highly valuable in the lifestyle, public relations and promotion industries.

Meet the team

The University cannot guarantee any particular members of staff will teach specific aspects of the course in the future, but will endeavour to ensure the teaching team maintains their balance of experience and qualifications.

Facilities

You’ll have access to a range of specialist teaching facilities in our professional-grade media academy, including a photography studio complex, make-up area, mono and colour darkrooms and printing areas, digital reprographics rooms and Mac suites.

Our vibrant campus brings state-of-the-art facilities to enhance your learning and elevate your student experience. Our award-winning teaching building, The Spark is centred around students and offers a stimulating study environment with flexible learning spaces. Away from studying, why not try out the gyms, fitness studios and sports halls in our £28 million Sports Complex, or watch a blockbuster film at our student-run cinema with Dolby Atmos audio.


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