BEAU402 – The Science of Beauty Therapy

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Module code
BEAU402
Module title
The Science of Beauty Therapy
Prescription
To provide students with an underpinning knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the human body applicable to a beauty therapy context.
Programmes
  • SI1901
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
12
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
100
Self directed hours
20
Total learning hours
120
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
To provide students with an underpinning knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the human body applicable to a beauty therapy context.
Content
- The organisational structure of the human body.
- The integumentary system.
- The structure and function of the skeleton.
- Diseases and disorders of the skeletal system
- The structure and function of the muscular system.
- Diseases and disorders of the muscular system.
- The structure and function of the cardiovascular system.
- Diseases and disorders of the cardiovascular system.
- The structure, function and location of the lymphatic system.
- Diseases and disorders of the lymphatic system.
- The structure, function and location of the nervous system.
- Diseases and disorders of the nervous system.
- Chemistry.
- Cosmetic preparations.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this module is achievement based. To pass this module all assessments must be submitted and an overall pass mark of 50% is required. The final grade will be based on the marks from the achievement-based tasks.

Teaching and Learning Strategy
Student centred learning Face to Face
E-learning (Moodle; Mahara) Lectures
Tutorials Discussion
Group activities Self-directed learning
Inquiry based learning Project-based learning
Practical learning.