Taught course

Cosmetic Science

University of the Arts London - London College of Fashion · University of the Arts London - London College of Fashion

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Entry requirements

Applicants typically require three A Level passes to a minimum of 120 new UCAS tariff points (equivalent to 300 old UCAS tariff points), where one of the subjects must be Chemistry at a minimum grade of C, or international equivalent and 5 GCSE passes at grade A*-C or grade 9-4, including Maths and two Science subjects.

Months of entry


Course content

MSc Cosmetic Science covers a range of sciences, both pure and applied, formulation development and industry operations, all of which give you a broad range of career opportunities. It focuses on the needs of the cosmetic industry and its consumers, in addition to providing students with the critical and evaluative skills to become professional scientists.

The Cosmetic Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) has supported the development of this MSc in response to industry demand for graduates with a high level of scientific and technical knowledge coupled with business awareness. CTPA recognises that the course offers immediate relevance to the industry.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc(Integrated)
    full time
    48-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    4 years/5 years (with placement year in industry).

Course contact details

020 7514 7344/7582/7563