Taught course

Cosmetic Science

Liverpool John Moores University · School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

Entry requirements

You will need an Honours degree (minimum 2:2) in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, and Microbiology or related Science disciplines.

Industry experience: Please contact the Faculty Admissions team for more details.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme is designed to educate, train and cater for the high demand from companies seeking postgraduate students with expertise in formulation, testing and regulations related to cosmetics industry in the UK and globally.

  • The only Cosmetic Science MSc available in the UK.
  • Designed in consultation with industry to enable students to develop the academic knowledge and practical skills required by cosmetics companies.
  • Enhance your knowledge of cosmetic products and gain hands-on laboratory experience.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Potential research opportunities with industry partners.
  • Acquire business knowledge and skills to create and launch new cosmetic products.

Information for international students

LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting our page for International students for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

For up-to-date information regarding fees please contact:

Faculty of Science
T: 0151 231 2888
E: ScienceAdmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090