BA (Hons) Spa Management

Course Overview

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Do you have passion and enthusiasm for the spa and wellbeing industry? If so, this course offers you a unique opportunity to enhance and develop your career, giving you the opportunity to work within a multimillion pound growth area.

Concerted efforts are being made to bring greater professionalism to the spa industry. Demand is rising for skilled spa professionals with a strong portfolio of qualifications and practical experience. At the same time, the associated wellness industry is on the cusp of becoming a major area of employment in the UK.

Our BA (Hons) Spa Management course therefore places you in prime position to seize the opportunities ahead. This degree programme will develop your understanding of business and management in a rapidly changing, increasingly globalised world. You'll expand your theoretical understanding and professional knowledge through hands-on experience and work-based learning. At the same time, you will develop management and leadership prowess.

This programme meets the growing needs of the industry to shape highly skilled and knowledgeable professionals, so that they can assume leading roles in the management of spa and wellbeing organisations, both nationally and Internationally. We have developed strong employer links with the world’s leading spa and wellbeing providers and possess an enviable teaching reputation.

Added November 2018

Entry Requirements

Student will require a Level 5 qualification i.e. HND/ Foundation Degree or equivalent in spa management, spa therapy or related area.

Course Delivery

The programme will be assessed through a structured mix of assessments which will include assignments, essays, management reports and management competencies.

Assessments will also aim to support the development in managing ICT, communication and numeracy skills for industry, and key skills development notably task management, problem solving, team work, personal development and leadership.  

Modules include:

  • Designing and Managing the Spa Experience
  • Contemporary Issues in Spa Management
  • Investigative Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Work Based Learning
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management.

Additional Information

Fees for this course are £7,500 per year. Further information for Wales:

Receive a £1000 College bursary per year (subject to satisfactory progression)


Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre, Tycoch

Course deliverable in Welsh