Health

Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics)

Cricos Code: 093345E

What is a Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics)?

This course equips you with a diverse range of clinical capabilities, focusing on preventative skin health and anti-aging dermal therapies. Supported by a theoretical foundation in health science, you will learn how to develop advanced skin health protocols, and responding to a range of client/patient conditions using high levels of aesthetic technology.

At Torrens University, we address the demand for dermal professionals who possess formal qualifications and experience. Graduates are immersed within the theoretical principles and clinical application framework, required to work safely and ethically within the Dermal Aesthetics industry.

Torrens University students who have successfully completed the Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) are eligible to enroll in the HealthCert Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy

This course is delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Brisbane

Available via blended learning. This combines online and on-campus study with lessons in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. International students must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% of online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester. All face to face courses are also available for online mode of delivery. Please note that due to COVID-19, authorities have provided assurance that exceptions will be made to the usual face-to-face learning requirements.

Start Dates

Next intake is on 15 Feb 2021

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Workload

Approximately 10 hours a week per subject. International students on a student visa are required to study full time, i.e. the student must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.

Course Duration

3 years full-time

Part-time equivalent

Why Study at Torrens

Its study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

BE PART OF A LOCAL AND GLOBAL COMMUNITY

You will build strong connections with your peers and lecturers. In addition to your online community, you will be part of a larger network. Torrens is part of the Laureate International Universities. Making our students part of the largest network of higher-education institutions in the world!
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT WHEN YOU GRADUATE?
You don’t have to have your future career mapped out – you’ll have a wealth of choice, including:
    • Dermal Clinician
    • Clinic Practice Manager
    • IPL and Laser Technician
    • Skin health promotion and education
    • Industry Blogger and Influencer
    • Business Development and Research
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YOUR NEEDS, YOUR STRENGTH, YOUR SUCCESS
Your success coach will focus on improving your employability, and their inside information will give you the edge you need to get ahead of the competition.

"Hands-on and real-life experience is an asset"

- Charlotte Ralph, Student of Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics)
I love that the lecturers and course coordinators are up to date with the appropriate modalities. Their hands-on and real-life experience is an asset to us as students – they are an amazing resource of knowledge. The student culture is very different to other university institutions. The environment actually evokes student participation and engagement, which I really appreciate.
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Course Overview

Are you ready to be a driver of innovation and become an industry leader in the area of Aesthetics and Dermal Practice? Graduates of the Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) will be capable of incorporating new aesthetic technologies and innovations into their professional practice, in addition to making a meaningful contribution to the industry. Students will enjoy a collaborative learning environment to maximize learning and engagement. Torrens University students who have successfully completed the Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) are eligible to enroll in the HealthCert Professional Diploma of Dermoscopy. We have also partnered with the Australian Society of Dermal Clinicians (ASDC) to offer our students and graduates the opportunity to apply for full ASDC membership and be eligible to use the title “Dermal Clinician”. *All practical elements of the course will take place on the Brisbane campus. Our dynamic student clinic offers a range of client treatments, designed to help you get ready for your first real job in the beauty therapy industry.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Perform and coordinate various dermal treatments efficiently following the necessary health and safety processes and procedures within a clinical environment.
  • Determine and develop integrated frameworks and treatment plans based on a thorough understanding of client’s needs.
  • Identify and review current research developments, methods and skills appropriate to the Aesthetics sector to determine its impact on the sector.

What you will study

Fees & Scholarships

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer

2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

If you are an eligible student you may choose to defer some, or all, of your tuition fees through FEE-HELP. And as we are a university you can also take advantage of no loan fees on FEE-HELP when you study with us.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Are you a talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, postgraduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer

2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Are you a talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, postgraduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS:
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.

Can I Apply

You are eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) if you have completed the Diploma of Beauty Therapy or you meet the University’s minimum entry requirements.
  • Australian Year 12 certificate (or equivalent)


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Special Entry Requirements:
  • Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success.
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  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and
  • Academic IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.
You are eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics) if you have completed the Diploma of Beauty Therapy or you meet the University’s minimum entry requirements.
  • Australian Year 12 certificate (or equivalent)


View full course admission information
Special Entry Requirements:
  • Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success.
View full course admission information
  • Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and
  • Academic IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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