A Bachelor of Beauty and Cosmetics affects human inner well-being by working with external conditions, ie. appearance. The student creates aesthetic and visual entities on customers and models in varying work environments. A Bachelor of Beauty and Cosmetics has broad expertise in the beauty industry’s topics such as makeup, style, hair and skin and can perform various tasks.
The beauty industry is a growing and creative industry and includes several areas of knowledge. In this degree programme, the student gain competencies in style and looks, skin care, makeup, hair design, entrepreneurship, marketing and sales, image photography, inner well-being, product knowledge and cosmetics.
The studies consist of Core Studies, Professional Studies, Optional Studies, Student Internships and Bachelor´s Thesis. The Core Studies are basic studies such as introduction to UAS studies, language and digital tools used in Beauty Care. The Professional Studies focus mainly on Skin Care and Makeup, Hair Care and Hair Design, Chemistry and Cosmetics, Style and Fashion and Entrepreneurship. Student Internships are conducted within Basic Beauty Skills, Specialized Beauty Skills and Advanced Beauty Skills and Leadership.
Student-centered working methods, teamwork and project work, virtual studies, workshops, lectures, demonstrations, practical exercises, study visits, student internship and self-studies are the teaching methods at the degree programme. The students have also access to the degree programme´s beauty studio.
During the study period, students create and participate in projects and events, which develop creativity and competence. Creating a fashion show is one example of a project. These opportunities are made in collaboration with working life and sponsors, which gives the student good opportunities to make contacts and build a professional network.
The studies also contain fashion and trend analyzes which are important for the students work and excursions are made to stay up to date in the industry. In the courses for different industry areas, students become acquainted with the activities of working life. The student internships comprises 48 credits and each academic year a student internship is made. Students are encouraged to do the internships abroad and there are good opportunities for that, for example in Sweden.
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Upper secondary school certificate and entrance examination.