Applied Aesthetics and Beauty Therapy
3 Years, Higher Diploma

This three- year Programme of Susini College is offered in Limassol and Nicosia, and it is approved by the Ministry of Education and Culture. It is Accredited by the State Authority of Cyprus, the Council of Educational Evaluation- Accreditation

 

Purposes – Targets of the programme

The purpose of the programme is to give to students a quality and high level training further to the basic two year training, for the acquisition of the necessary knowledge and technical skills for providing quality and contemporary services in Beauty Therapy within the new environment and needs of the market.

 

Targets of the programme: 

To upgrade the knowledge and skills of the students in beauty therapy so that they can offer quality and high level contemporary services

To provide students with the ability to sufficiently develop and apply the technical skills in various new subjects with new techniques, methods and technology.

To offer students the knowledge and the ability to understand further the holistic principles and complimentary therapies within the beauty therapy spectrum.

To teach students specialised subjects in Beauty Therapy giving them the possibility to offer additional beauty therapy services in the beauty salon.

To offer further education for effective organisation and management of the beauty salon with correct attitude and professional handling of the clients.

To equip students with high qualifications in their profession to be capable to offer quality services and secure managerial positions with steady upgrading in their profession.

 

Duration of the programme

The duration of the programme is three academic years of six semesters.

 

A' SEMESTER

SUBJECT CODES A' SEMESTER SUBJECTS THEORY PRACTICE TEACHING PERIODS PER WEEK EUROPEAN CREDIT UNITS ECTS
I101 Anatomy 1   1 4
P101 Physiology 1   1 4
D101 Dermatology I 1   1 4
F101 Physics, special subjects 1   1 3
FT101 Facial Therapy I 2 8 10 5
Y101 Hygiene 1   1 3
MK101 Make Up I 1 4 5 4
M101 Manicure - Pedicure 1 4 5 3
  TOTAL 9 16 25 30

 

B' SEMESTER

SUBJECT CODES B' SEMESTER SUBJECTS THEORY PRACTICE TEACHING PERIODS PER WEEK EUROPEAN CREDIT UNITS ECTS
D102 Dermatology II 1   1 4
K102 Cosmetology I 1   1 5
FT102 Facial Therapy II 2 5 7 5
BT102 Body Therapy I 1 4 5 5
CH102 Chemistry Principles 1   1 3
DL102 Depilation 1 4 5 4
MK102 Make Up II 1 4 5 4
           
  TOTAL 8 17 25 30

 

C' SEMESTER

SUBJECT
CODES 
C' SEMESTER
SUBJECTS 
THEORY PRACTICE TEACHING
PERIODS
PER WEEK 
EUROPEAN
CREDIT
UNITS ECTS
 
D201 Dermatology III 1   1 4
K201 Cosmetology II 1   1 5
E201 Business Studies I 1   1 3
Y201 Gymnastic Exercises** 1   1 3
FT201 Facial Therapy III 1 7 8 5
BT201 Body Therapy II 1 7 8 5
KMK201 Artistic Make Up 1 4 5 5
  TOTAL 7 18 25 30

 

D' SEMESTER

SUBJECT
CODES 
D' SEMESTER
SUBJECTS 
THEORY PRACTICE TEACHING
PERIODS
PER WEEK 
EUROPEAN
CREDIT
UNITS ECTS
 
BS202 Aesthetic Surgery 1   1 3
DN202 Diet and Nutrition 1   1 3
E202 Business Studies II 1   1 3
FA202 First Aid** 1   1 3
AR202 Aromatherapy 1 4 5 4
FT202 Facial Therapy IV 1 4 5 5
BT202 Body Therapy III 1 5 6 5
DL202 Electrical Epilation 1 4 5 4
  TOTAL 8 17 25 30

 

E' SEMESTER

SUBJECT CODES A' SEMESTER SUBJECTS THEORY PRACTICE TEACHING PERIODS PER WEEK EUROPEAN CREDIT UNITS ECTS
D301 Dermatology ΙV 1   1 4
AT301 Advanced Aesthetics Treatments & New Technologies in Beauty I 2 5 7 5
AR301 Aromatherapy II 2 4 6 5
BM301 Business Management and Organisation I 1   1 3
IT301 Information Technology I* 1   1 3
EN301 English I 1   1 2
CT301 Complementary Therapies I   5 5 5
CMK301 Creative Make Up I   3 3 3
  TOTAL 8 17 25 30

 

F' SEMESTER

SUBJECT CODES B' SEMESTER SUBJECTS THEORY PRACTICE TEACHING PERIODS PER WEEK EUROPEAN CREDIT UNITS ECTS
D302 Dermatology V 1   1 4
AT302 Advanced Aesthetics Treatments & New Technologies in Beauty II 2 5 7 5
AR302 Aromatherapy III 2 4 6 5
BM302 Business Management and Organisation II 1   1 3
IT302 Information Technology II* 1   1 3
EN302 English II 1   1 2
CT302 Complementary Therapies II   5 5 5
CMK302 Creative Make Up II   3 3 3
  TOTAL 8 17 25 30

 

The subject of Advanced Aesthetics Treatments & New Technologies in Beauty include: New technologies in beauty therapy (e.g. laser in beauty therapy, Photolysis, Mesotherapy etc), Nail techniques, Spa Therapies, Stone Therapies.

The subject of Complementary Therapies include Reflexology, Ayurveda, Indian head massage, Shiatsu massage.

During the course of the programme, training is also provided by visiting trainers from abroad specialists in the subjects taught.

Students holding the CIDESCO Diploma or have successfully passed the CIDESCO Examinations are eligible to also take the respective CIDESCO Examinations for obtaining the CIDESCO Diplomas in Aromatherapy and Spa.

 

Career prospects

The graduates of the programme acquire advanced knowledge and practical skills and they are capable to successfully work, organise and administer a beauty salon and competently manage beauty and health centres, Spa etc.