Torrens University Australia
Torrens University Australia

Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics)

Bachelor Degree

Course description



3 yrs

Study mode



Start date


3 intakes a year. February, June, September

  • Learn from beauty industry professionals with the Bachelor of Health Science (Aesthetics)
  • Get experience in real clinics - work with the latest technologies & innovations
  • Fit study into your life with full-time or part-time options

Campus options

1 campus available

CampusStudy modeDurationStart date

On-campus (part time)


On-campus (full time)

3 yrs

Contact provider for next date

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Year 12 ATAR score of 60 or equivalent, OR

Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level:

  • 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.
NSW, QLD, Blended, SA
Start dates
3 intakes a year. February, June, September
Full-time: 3 years | Part-time: 6 years
Study mode
On-campus (full time), On-campus (part time), Blended
Education institution
Torrens University Australia (RTO 41343)
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including your citizenship or whether you have completed any other courses. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Payment options

Have a question or ready to enrol?

Visit Torrens University Australia's website for more information, or to enrol.

Course content

24 units

  • Digital fluency
  • Foundations of aesthetics
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Cosmetic chemistry
  • Human biology
  • Manual aesthetic techniques
  • Foundation of human nutrition
  • Biosafety in health
  • Cultural diversity in aesthetics
  • Professional clinic practice I
  • Professional clinical practice II
  • Counselling and communication skills
  • Human and social development
  • Medi-spa in aesthetics practice
  • Management in aesthetics practice
  • Aesthetic practice with technology I
  • Aesthetic electrotherapy I
  • Aesthetic practice with technology II
  • Aesthetic electrotherapy II
  • Aesthetics and dermatological changes
  • Advanced body aesthetics techniques
  • Advanced dermal aesthetics practice
  • Aesthetics in surgical practice
  • Integrated research project

Entry requirements

Diploma of Beauty Therapy or meet the University's minimum entry requirements

What you’ll learn

You will learn how to:

  • Describe and respond to the aesthetics profession regarding relevant developments, including the forces that have shaped the past, are driving innovation and trends today and into the future.
  • Demonstrate a broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge of dermal science and the necessary practical skills for professional, ethical and safe work in a variety of clinical environments.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate the interpersonal skills, knowledge and dispositions of an effective team member and individual functioning within a culturally diverse community, displaying autonomy, well-developed judgement and responsibility.
  • Identify and review current research developments, methods and skills appropriate to the Aesthetics sector to determine its impact on the sector.

Support and delivery

Experienced lecturers
Your lecturers will always be industry experts, who use real-life examples to challenge you and provide you with the best learning experience possible.

Collaborative small classes
With small class sizes capped at 25 students, you’ll have better access to lecturers. Campuses are purpose-built to facilitate collaborative learning, with breakout spaces for group work, open-plan environments and lecturers who are on hand to offer support and guidance throughout your learning journey.

The Customer Service Hub
Torrens University Australia's experienced staff can give help and advise on courses, enrolment and campuses, including all services and activities.

The Learning Hub
Take advantage of a suite of learning resources:

  • Learning skills advisors, learning technology advisors, library learning skills officers
  • Physical and digital resources relevant to your studies, such as books, journals, multimedia and databases
  • Self-check kiosks for library loans, and print and copy facilities

Student lounge and study areas
Spaces for group work and student lounge areas equipped with:

  • Microwaves, kitchenette facilities, vending machines
  • Areas for student breakouts and relaxed study spaces for group work
  • Quiet areas for private study

Available to consult with you on a range of personal issues.

Free wireless access throughout the campus.

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