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Technical and Scientific

MSc Scent Design and Creation

Master Degree

SMELL - CREATE - DESIGN - INNOVATE

Duration
  • 3 years

  • venue
    Contract type
  • Internship Contract
  • arrangement
  • Internship
  • cost
  • € 10 000/year
    • French level: Level I

    • European level: Level 7

    application

    Application dates

    Start: January 2018
    End: March 30th, 2018

    Entry level :

    Bac+2

    Admission requirements

    • Bachelor or 2-3 year degree in: Science (Biology, Pharma, Medical, Computer science/Modeling, Chemistry, Chemical engineering, Engineering, Biochemistry, Mathematics); Master level degree preferred
    • Desired: affiliation or proven record of success in Design, Arts, Marketing, or Business
    • Proficient or fluent in English (TOEFL IBT 85)
    • Selection take place each year from January to June
       

       

    How to apply

    • Required academic background
    • Affinity towards and/or proven record in creativity, arts, business, etc.
    • Proficient level of English
    • Olfactive ability

    A unique 3-years program that immerses students in the foundations and pioneering advances of the world of Fragrance, and prepares students for rewarding careers in a range of roles in this exciting profession. A Full-time program with global internship opportunities.​

    Program

    Objectives

    The program is built upon the fundamentals of Fine Fragrance creation, and includes comprehensive study and exposure to the world of Consumer Fragrance. This new curriculum covers the evolution of the business of perfume and fragranced products in the global marketplace. Courses include: history of perfumer, fine fragrance fundamentals, consumer fragrance overview (including fabric care and beauty care) innovation, technology, market knowledge, consumer insights, personal development, teamwork, creativity, project leadership, and more.
    Students explore various professional specializations as fine or consumer fragrance perfumers, evaluators or scent design managers, marketing, sales, and technologists, etc.
    This program is taught in English, and fluency is required.
    Specialized Internship opportunities apply classroom learning to on-the- job experience.

    Content

    Master of Science Scent Design and Creation

    SMELL - CREATE - DESIGN - INNOVATE
     
    A Certificate of qualification from ISIPCA

    A unique 3-year program that immerses students in the foundations and pioneering advances of the world of Fragrance, and prepares students for rewarding careers — in a range of roles — in this exciting profession.
    A Full-time program with global internship opportunities.

    The new program offered at ISIPCA is a partnership with a leading global creator of fragrances: IFF.

    The program is built upon the fundamentals of Fine Fragrance creation, and includes comprehensive study and exposure to the world of Consumer Fragrance. This new curriculum covers the evolution of the business of perfume and fragranced products in the global marketplace. Courses include: history of perfumer, fine fragrance fundamentals, consumer fragrance overview (including fabric care and beauty care) innovation, technology, market knowledge, consumer insights, personal development, teamwork, creativity, project leadership, and more.

    Students explore various professional specializations as fine or consumer fragrance perfumers, evaluators or scent design managers, marketing, sales, and technologists, etc.

    This program is taught in English, and fluency is required.

    Specialized Internship opportunities apply classroom learning to on-the-job experience.

    Main courses

    First year: October 2018 to April 2019 Second year: October 2019 to April 2020 Third year: October 2020 to April 2021
    • Raw materials / lab work
    • Perfumery fundamentals
    • Business topics
    • Soft skills
    • Optional internship from May to September
    • Fine fragrance accords & schemas
    • Business topics
    • Chemistry
    • Scientific topics
    • Exposure to Flavors
    • Internship from May to September
    • Consumer Fragrance accords & schemas
    • Business topics
    • Soft skills
    • Exposure to Flavors
    • Internship
    • Final project

    Application Requirements

    • Bachelor or 2-3 year degree in: Science (Biology, Pharma, Medical, Computer science/Modeling, Chemistry, Chemical engineering, Engineering, Biochemistry, Mathematics); Master level degree preferred
    • Desired: affiliation or proven record of success in Design, Arts, Marketing, or Business
    • Proficient or fluent in English (TOEFL IBT 85)
    • No age condition

    Admissions take place every year

    Main selection criteria

    • Required diplomas
    • Affinity towards and/or proven record in creativity, arts, business, etc.
    • Proficient level of English
    • Olfactive ability

    Apply for October 2018

    • Download the registration form by clicking at the bottom of the page
    • Application form should be opened in Adobe Acrobat reader, saved to your computer, completed and submitted online. Further instructions will be found on the application form.

    Screening process & timeline

    • Application deadline - March 31, 2018
    • Phone/video pre-interview – March/April 2018
    • Panel interview, creative presentation,  Olfactive intelligence test at selected IFF Creative Centers – May - June 2018
    • Admission confirmation -  July, 2018
    • First day of class: September 25, 2018

    Tuition fees

    • 10.000 € each year, for 3-year course of study. Deposit of 30% to be paid to the eligibility and the balance before the first day of class. Possibility to pay the balance in 5 installments over the year, resulting in a surcharge of 300 € per school year.
    • 200 € for application handling fees (mandatory and non-refundable). Payable online. Click below to submit your payment.

    Process online for application payment

    Partners

    International Flavors and Fragrances
    IFF

    Contacts

    Colette CAZIER
    Administrative and teaching assistante
    +33 1 39 23 70 62
    Katia BOOTH-FAVARCQ
    International Academic Manager
    Amandine LEBADI
    Charged of business relations

    Additional information

    Accommodation

    Please check our partners in France if you are in need of local housing accommodation during your studies.

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