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Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management , Master of Professional Studies, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, KS,
The 39-credit, part-time program in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management is recognized as a think tank for training fast-track professionals to assume greater management responsibilities within their respective companies. The program is designed to provide students with high-level management capabilities and the interdisciplinary, global perspective sought by today’s industry. 


 Traditional business courses in leadership, consumer behavior, finance, international business, and marketing are combined with industry-specific offerings in product innovation and creative management.

The curriculum is designed to encompass three skill sets that leaders in the cosmetics and fragrance industries have identified as crucial to managerial success. The first is core business skills, such as leadership, corporate finance, management communication, and supply chain management, all within a global context. The second is marketing skills, including consumer behavior, digital marketing, an understanding of retailing in relevant channels, and advanced marketing theory. The third encompasses technical and creative competencies required by the industry, including cosmetics and fragrance product innovation, creative management, and an intellectual foundation in beauty and fashion culture.

There is also a significant global component that includes required field study courses in Europe and Asia to participate in meetings with industry leaders in major overseas markets and observe these markets and their retail environments. The program culminates in a capstone seminar that requires students to work in teams, presenting their findings to the industry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Innovation in the Development of the Beauty Industry 
  • Consumer Insights 
  • Communication and Presentation Skills for Managers 
  • Patterning Global Markets 
  • Cosmetic Product Innovation 
  • Fragrance Innovations in Consumer Products 

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity Full-time
            • Full-time duration 24 months
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus

          English Language Requirements

          You only need to take one of these language tests:

          • Minimum required score:


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          Academic Requirements

          You need the following GPA score:

          Required score: 3

          Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

          Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

          •  Completed applications
          •  Essay 
          •  Curriculum Vitae / Resume
          • Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater. 
          • Applicants who do not hold a baccalaureate degree from a college or university where English is the primary language of instruction, must take either The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Pearson Language Test (PTE).
          • Two letters of recommendation, one academic and one professional are required and must be submitted as indicated on the application form.
          • Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by the School of Graduate Studies.

          Tuition Fee

          • International Applies to you

            22898 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 11449 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
          • National Applies to you

            11206 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 5603 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          Living costs for Manhattan

          • 900 - 1400 USD/month
            Living Costs

          The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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