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Technical and Scientific

MSc in Cosmetic Expertise Formulation & Applications

Master Degree

English-taught Postgraduate Program

Duration
  • 1 year
     

  • venue
    arrangement
  • Internship
  • cost
  • €10 250
  • application

    Application dates

    Start: January 2022
    End: March 2nd 2022 (First Campaign) / May 21st 2022 (Second Campaign)

    Entry level :

    Master Degree

    Admission requirements

    Dates of selections

    First campaign:

    • March (closing of registration: March 2nd 2022)

    Second campaign (according to the seats available):

    • June (Closing of registration: May 21st 2022 )

    Pre-requisites / Admission Requirements

    • Graduate level: Master’s Degree in a scientific field (Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Biological Sciences, Botany, Pharmaceutical Sciences)
    • Professional experience in Cosmetic is not required but recommended.
    • Fluent in English : English proficiency test scores required for non-native speakers (IELTS: 6.5 or TOEFL iBT: 85 or TOEIC: 850)

    Target audience

    Full-time : Any candidat meeting the prerequisites and with a strong interest in Cosmetic Formulation & Applications

    Date of training

    September 26, 2022 to November 30, 2023

    How to apply

    Admission process

    Referencing of the course

    • Titre RNCP 26943 : Manager des process de création et de développement des produits Parfum, Cosmétique et Arômes alimentaires

    Financing methods & ELIGIBILITY PROVISIONS

    Full-Time

    • Registration fees: 200€
    • The registration fees are non-refundable and must be paid online when submitting you application.
    • 30% of 10 250€ to be paid upon acceptation
    • Tuition fees: 10 250€ for 1 year
    • 200 € for application handling fees (mandatory and non-refundable). Payable online. Click below to submit your payment.

    Process online for application payment

      Program

      Objectives

      Learning goals

      • Develop a current knowledge of global cosmetic markets, key players and consumer trends
      • Acquire a real expertise in cosmetic composition
      • Understand and master cosmetic formulation process
      • Uphold safety regulation and execute quality processes
      • Develop your know-how in a company thanks to a 6-month internship/work placement

      Learning outcomes

      • Set formula to ensure finished products expected by consumers
      • Coordinate/manage cosmetic formulation and production
      • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations
      • Conduct quality control tests
         

      Content

      1-year training at ISIPCA, Versailles, France: 450 hours of teaching

      • Cosmetic Raw Materials - 15% - 5 ECTS
      • Cosmetic Product (Emulsion, Hygiene product, Skin care and Makeup Formulation) - 35% - 15 ECTS
      • Sciences (Applied biochemistry, Sensorial Analysis) - 20% - 9 ECTS
      • Product Safety evaluation (Regulation, Quality management, Innocuity, Toxicity) - 15% - 6 ECTS
      • Marketing (International Markets, Key players, Consumer Behaviour) - 5% - 5 ECTS
      • Cosmetic project development - 10% - 5 ECTS

      Professional
      PROFESSIONAL LECTURES - 20 hours
      Professional internship/work placement - 5 to 6 months - 15 ECTS

      • Three electives dedicated to the Fragrance & Cosmetic Industries : new product development, environmental management & regulatory affairs, operations management in the Industry - 30%
      • Accounting & Finance - 10%
      • Management in Organisations - 10%
      • Marketing Management & Customer Behaviour - 10%
      • Operations Management - 10%
      • Advanced topics in Management - 10%
      • Strategic Management of the Enterprise - 10%
      • Business Plan - 10%

       

      Teaching methods

      • Oct - Nov 15: 2-months remotely courses
      • Nov 15 - Fev: Online and face-to-face courses, Cosmetcs pratical works in the laboratory, team work and oral presentations
      • March - Oct : 4 to 6 months Fragrance worldwide internship

       

      Teaching Resources

      • Specifc Laboratoires dedicated to formulation of cosmetics, sensory analysis and analytical chemistry
      • Resource center specializing in perfumery, cosmetics and favlors, databases on ingredients
      • Computer room, Blackboard for online courses, specialized MOOCs.

       

      Assessment method

      • Exams
      • Oral presentation
      • Practical work
      • Group project presentation
      • Oral internship presentation

      The Strong points

      Graduation rate : 90 % (promotion 2021)

              Integration rate : 73 % after 12 month (promotion 2020)

      Contacts

      Sylvie TOULGOAT
      Academic Manager

      Additional information

      Accessibility 

      As part of its Equity and Inclusion policy, and in accordance with the provisions of Law n°2005-102 of 11 February 2005 for the equal rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship of people with disabilities, ISIPCA is committed to respecting accessibility standards for people with disabilities and to proposing adapted accommodation for training courses.

      More informations

       

      Programme Brochure

      Application Guide

       

      Updated on November 30, 2021.