Cosmetics Technology

Organizational unit running the field of study: 
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Cycle of study: 
Mode of study: 
Full-time (degree programme)
Language of instruction: 
Description of the field of study: 

Description of the field of study:

The programme of study of the second-cycle practical profile degree in the field of study cosmetics technology has no peer in Poland. The education provides interdisciplinary knowledge within the scope of technical, chemical, biological and economic sciences. It also provides n opportunity to learn practical skills as regards cosmetics manufacturing. The three-month placement that students complete during the degree coupled with the diploma project enables them to improve their qualifications necessary to organize and efficiently manage all stages of the cosmetics manufacturing process.

Core courses:

  • technology of cosmetic preparations,
  • analysis of cosmetic raw materials and cosmetic products,
  • design of cosmetic products,
  • fragrance products and introduction to perfumery,
  • quality and safety of cosmetic products,
  • cosmetic microbiology.
Degree awarded: 
Duration of study: 

1,5 / 2 years

Graduate profile: 

Graduates are guaranteed to acquire knowledge and skills necessary to plan, organize and control the manufacture of cosmetics, including innovative natural cosmetics. They are certain to learn to design cosmetic products, direct and manage processes of testing and launching cosmetics into the market, use them efficiently in beauty parlors and spas, establish partnerships with companies distributing raw materials for cosmetic applications. They will also obtain competences to run their own business.  

Once they graduate, they will be able to work at companies that manufacture, test and launch cosmetic products into the market, and at beauty parlors. By reason of their broad knowledge, they will also be prepared to work in pharmaceutical and chemical companies as well as research and development laboratories.

Admission requirements: 

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