Are you detail-oriented and hands on? Make a difference in people's lives with a career in dermal science, the study of acute and chronic skin conditions.

Our courses are designed to fully prepare you for work, and are taught by industry-connected teachers who are experts in the field.

Bachelor of Dermal Sciences
Equip yourself for an exciting career performing evidence-based skin treatments with a Bachelor of Dermal Sciences at Victoria University.
Duration 4 years Campus City Campus Delivery mode In person

Undergraduate Certificate in Laser Safety

Gain valuable expertise in safely operating light-based devices for dermal therapy, with the Undergraduate Certificate in Laser Safety at Victoria University.

Duration 0.5 years Campus City Campus Delivery mode In person

Micropigmentation and Cosmetic Tattooing for Professionals JQMP

Extend your dermal clinical knowledge and develop advanced micropigmentation (cosmetic tattooing) skills with this short course for industry professionals.

Duration 54 hours Campus City Campus Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face

Studying dermal therapy at VU

At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.

We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.

You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.


Our graduates find employment opportunities as dermal therapists or clinicians in a range of settings, including:

  • dermal therapy clinics
  • medical practices
  • advanced beauty and cosmetic clinics.