2-Year Diploma

Beauty & Wellness

Enroll in Intercollege’s Beauty & Wellness 2-Year Diploma to embark on a rewarding career journey in the thriving beauty and wellness industry. With the extensive programme, you’ll be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in this competitive global field.


  • Accredited Programme by the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education (CY.Q.A.A.)
  • 25 years of teaching experience in the field of Beauty and wellness
  • State-of-the-art Laboratories and continuous Practical Training
  • Employment opportunities in various beauty and wellness fields
  • Internships throughout the programme
  • Collaboration with strategic partners for student employment opportunities
  • Participation in ERASMUS+ programmes for education and internships abroad

Why Choose Intercollege


Provide graduates with all the necessary skills to meet the current professional trends in the field

Unique diploma programme designed to provide essential knowledge, skills, and expertise in the field of aesthetics, wellness, and spa centers.

The growing beauty and wellness industry presents a wealth of opportunities for trained professionals, and the programme prepares you for success in various career paths

Key Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the students should be able to:


Know the structure of the face and body that concern the main objective knowledge of the field of studies, so that the students acquire the skills and dexterities to apply the most appropriate and most effective treatments at an Aesthetics-Wellness center.


Know the use and application of cosmetics, in a position to recognize their basic properties and characteristics and enhance the knowledge background of the student with relation to treatments that will need to apply in an Aesthetics-Wellness center.


Apply techniques related to the health and body wellness, with the use of mediums such as water, heat, touch and specific products of marine origin.


Set-up, equip and manage Aesthetic-Wellness centers with all required modern specifications and in accordance with the necessary health and safety regulations.


Understand the general background in the scientific fields of Health. The specific subjects provide the students with the fundamental knowledge to know the human body/organism.


Develop communication skills in order to promote and market in their work place the services that are able to provide.



Fine Practice experience

Benefit from theoretical and practical learning in modern, well-equipped laboratories of aesthetics and cosmetology, in collaboration with the Pharmacy Programme of the University of Nicosia (UNIC).


The programme emphasizes hands-on experience through internships in all areas of employment, allowing students to engage with the world of aesthetics and wellness from the very first year of study.


Expand your horizons with further education, work, and internships abroad through the ERASMUS+ programmes.


  • Organization and equipping of an Aesthetics-Wellness center conforming to all specifications governed by the hygiene & safety.
  • Key staff at Beauty and SPA centers for the application of specialized treatments related to Beauty and Wellness.
  • Key contributors to artistic events and performances for make-up supervision and/or execution and supervision, covering a wide spectrum of needs.


  • Employee in beauty and spa centers.
  • Employee in hotel and cruise ships beauty and wellness centers.
  • Employee in product and equipment sales companies.
  • Employee in companies of production, promotion and cosmetics sales as a consultant.
  • Make-up artist.

Course Curriculum

Our well-rounded curriculum covers all aspects of beauty and wellness, including skincare treatments, cosmetology, spa theory, holistic massage, wellness therapies, and more.

Semester breakdown

A/A Course Code Course Title ECTS Credits
1 BWD-111 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4
2 BWD-112 Applied Sciences in Beauty & Wellness 4
3 BWD-113 Dermatology 4
4 BWD-114 Manicure-Pedicure 3
5 BWD-115 Spa Theory & Practice 4
6 BWD-116 Epilation 3
7 BWD-117 English Language I 4
8 BWD-110 Internship I 4
A/A Course Code Course Title ECTS Credits
1 BWD-121 Skincare Treatments 4
2 BWD-122 Cosmetology 6
3 BWD-123 Make-up Essentials 4
4 BWD-124 Holistic Massage 4
5 BWD-125 Wellness & Complementary Therapies 2
6 BWD-126 Health & Safety 2
7 BWD-127 English Language II 4
8 BWD-120 Internship II 4
A/A Course Code Course Title ECTS Credits
1 BWD-231 Facial Treatments 4
2 BWD-232 Complementary Treatments 4
3 BWD-233 Special Occasion Make-up 4
4 BWD-234 Aromatherapy 4
5 BWD-235 Beauty Salon & Spa Management 6
6 BWD-236 First Aid 4
7 BWD-230 Internship III 4
A/A Course Code Course Title ECTS Credits
1 BWD-241 Advanced Beauty Treatments 4
2 BWD-242 Nutrition & Wellness 4
3 BWD-243 Reflexology 3
4 BWD-244 Stress Management 3
5 BWD-245 Organizational and Consumer Behavior 4
6 BWD-246 Professional Ethics & Entrepreneurship 4
7 BWD-247 Hair Removal Methods 4
8 BWD-240 Internship IV 4

* The above semester breakdown is an indicative one

Programme Profile

The Diploma aims to provide essential quality knowledge, skills and dexterities in the field and technology of Aesthetics and Spa centers. The foundation of the study program has been set-up in accordance to other programs offered abroad following the conducting of a research review and with respect to the instructions and criteria setout by the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education.

The Beauty and Wellness sector is growing at a fast pace and is an important industry worldwide. It contributes a lot to the country’s economic growth and is gradually becoming a leading employer — creating numerous employment opportunities. The reason for this exponential growth is rising consumerism, globalization and changing lifestyles of consumers. The rapid growth of the Beauty and Wellness Industry, along with the entry of many small and large companies, has led to a huge demand for trained personnel or beauty therapists. However, there has been an increasing awareness in Beauty and Wellness industry about treatments that promote health and well-being.

Considering all the main aspects mentioned above, Beauty and Wellness education along the systematic practical exercise of students should cover specific-essential thematic modules. The provision of specialized knowledge by the program, will give to the student the appropriate-necessary tools in order to be capable to become an individual Aesthetics practitioner, being in a position to work and offer safely the appropriate services in areas related with Aesthetics, Beauty and Wellness.

The 2 years Diploma offers its students training at the theoretical and practical level, that is based on beauty, wellness, management thematic modules along with supporting theoretical courses (with all courses being obligatory).

The Program also aims to substantially strength the experience of the student through the provision of organized and regular periods of practical training at both Aesthetics-Wellness centers and professional units operating in the field of Beauty and Wellness.

Requirements & Regulations

The minimum admission requirement to an undergraduate programme of study is a recognized High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) or equivalent internationally recognized qualification(s). Students with a lower HSLC grade than 5/10 or 10/20 or equivalent depending on the grading system of the country issuing the HSLC, can be approved under certain conditions.

The list below provides the minimum English Language Requirements (ELR) for enrollment to the programme of study. Students who do not possess any of the qualifications or stipulated grades listed below and hold IELTS with 4.5 and above, are required to take Intercollege English Placement Test (with no charge).

  • IGCSE level in English – D and above
  • Internet-based TOEFL – 70 and above
  • IELTS – 5 and above
  • Password Test 5.0
  • Anglia Examinations – Intermediate

Course assessment usually comprises of a comprehensive final exam and continuous assessment. Continuous assessment can include amongst others, mid-terms, projects (class participation).

Letter grades are calculated based on the weight of the final exam and the continuous assessment and the actual numerical marks obtained in these two assessment components. Based on the course grades the student’s semester grade point average (GPA) and cumulative point average (CPA) are calculated.

The student must complete 120 ECTS and all programme requirements.

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Duration of Studies: 2 years / 120 ECTS

Qualification Awarded: Diploma in Beauty & Wellness

Level of Qualification: Diploma

Study Method: Full

Language of Instruction: English