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Cosmetic Science

Liverpool John Moores University

12 months
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16100 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Cosmetic Science MSc at Liverpool John Moores University, provides postgraduates with expertise in formulation, testing and regulations relating to the UK and global cosmetics industry.

Overview

Cosmetic Science MSc at Liverpool John Moores University has been designed to introduce new concepts, ideas and methods to students, whilst also encouraging them to become more independent thinkers.

The curriculum has been designed in consultation with industry to enable you to develop the higher level academic knowledge and practical skills required by the cosmetics sector.

On graduation you will be able to produce and market new products for potential employers in the industry, as well as be in a position to start your own business.

There may be opportunities to undertake a research project at a cosmetic science company as part of the programme.

Career

Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.

This programme offers a coherent and progressive education, providing expertise and knowledge in formulation, testing, regulation and licensing ready for employment in the cosmetic, perfumery and related industries.

Although the majority of graduates will go on to secure employment in cosmetic and perfumery companies, there is also the option to progress your academic studies by studying for a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods 
  • Formulation and Characterisation of Cosmetics 
  • Physiology and Toxicology 
  • Safety Assessment of Cosmetics 
  • Manufacture of Cosmetics 
  • Business Planning for Cosmetic Science 
  • Research Project 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a minimum 2:2 honours degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, and Microbiology or related Science disciplines
  • Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) 
  • RPL is accepted on this programme 
  • All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC If you have applied to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU, you should check if you require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for guidance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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