Master of Cosmetic Technology

Dec. 5, 2016, 2:29 p.m.

Master of Cosmetic Technology is a postgraduate Medicine course. Cosmetic Technology is a science which is used to enhance the appearance or odour of the human body. The procedure is generally mixtures of chemical compounds, some being derived from natural sources, many being synthetic. The duration of the course is two years and it offers many career opportunities after it successful passing. The admission to this course is given on the basis of entrance test conducted by the respective institute. Students have many scopes after it such as further research studies.

How is Master of Cosmetic Technology Course Beneficial?

The course helps to advance the science of cosmetic and toiletries and special emphasis on the preparations from herbal and natural origin. After passing the course applicants can become lecturer in colleges/universities after passing some certain educational qualifications such as UGC NET exam which is must for lectureship. Other benefit of this course is to encourage research and development in cosmetic and related sciences. This course also gives them good and solid base for further studies in this field.

Course Suitability

Students having good knowledge related to cosmetic products with other related sciences like dermatology, formulation development, physical pharmacy, herbal technology, marketing, regulatory issues and quality assurance are good suit for it. Applicants who want to become lecturer or have further research studies are also suitable for it. They also possess good knowledge of latest updates of regarding cosmetic technologies and other latest trends in this field.


•    The candidates should have Bachelors degree under 10+2+3/4/5, pattern of education in B.Pharm., B.Sc. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Life Sciences, Environmental  Sciences, Bio-technology, Agricultural, Veterinary, Fishery & Dairy Sciences, Medicine (MBBS),  BDS, Bioinformatics, Genetics, Medical Laboratory Technology, BHMS, BAMS, B. Tech./B.E. Biotechnology, Physiotherapy and Bio-medical Engineering with at least 50% marks as aggregate of all the semester / years.  
•    Candidates who have appeared for the final semester of qualifying examination can also apply. In such case, the candidates are required to submit the results as soon as the results are available either by fax or by email (scanned image).


Following are study related subjects:

Subjects of Study

Principles of Cosmetic Technology 

Herbal Technology

Skin Dermatology

Analytical Techniques in Cosmetics Products

Approaches to Cosmetic research and biostatistics

Raw materials in cosmetics

Subject Seminar

Basic English Course

Quality assurance in cosmetic technology

Advanced Skin Care Cosmetics

Product Development and Cosmetic Formulations

Marketing and Supply Chain Management for cosmetics

Advanced Hair and Oral Care Cosmetics

Elective I

Introduction to Professional Ethics, Rights & Duties

Subject Seminar

Global Regulatory and IPR Guidelines for Cosmetics 

Cosmetic product development and consumer research

Specialized Cosmetic Products

Production Management for cosmetics

Legislations for cosmetics

Elective II

Subject Seminar

Dissertation Part I

Dissertation Part II & Viva voce

Writing & Interview Preparation

Master of Cosmetic Technology Colleges

•    L.A.D. and S.R.P. College for Women, Nagour
•    Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University – RTMNU, Nagpur

Job Types

•    Research & Development Executive
•    Brand Manage - Cosmetics Products
•    Quality Control Analyst
•    Lecturer & Professor
•    Assistant Manager - Packaging Development
•    Brand Executive - Cosmetics
•    Beauty Advisor
•    Business Development Manager - Skin and Hair Care

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