BSc. (Hons) Cosmetic Science

This degree is designed as the basic intellectual tool which graduates use to understand and practice proper development and treatments of cosmetic in Sri Lanka and other countries. This area is directed to developing, providing and maintaining infrastructure, and services from cosmetic industry to the community. This will develop an awareness of the social and commercial context of the designing, production and marketing of cosmetics. This includes an understanding of the constraints imposed by health and safety, the environment, codes of practice, the law and financial viability and of the means by which the various risks may be assessed and managed.

Course Type

Full Time

Course Commencement Dates

February 2019

Duration

4 Years

Course Modules

Year 1 - *Semester i

BCS1123

Medical Terminology

BCS1153

General Psychology

Year 1 - *Semester ii

BCS1243

Applied Chemistry

BCS1233

General Pharmaceutics

Year 2 - *Semester i

BCS2113

Anatomy and Physiology I

BCS2123

Biochemistry I

BCS2133

Cosmaceutics I

BCS2143

Organic Chemistry

BCS2153

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Year 2 - *Semester ii

BCS2213

Anatomy and Physiology II

BCS2223

Biochemistry II

BCS2233

Cosmaceutics II

BCS2243

Inorganic Chemistry

BCS2253

Pathology for Cosmetic Sciences

Year 3 - *Semester i

BCS3113

Cosmetic Pharmacology I

BCS3124

Herbal Cosmetic Science

BCS3133

Dermatology I

BCS3143

Cosmetic Engineering I

BCS3153

Cosmetic Technology I

Year 3 - *Semester ii

BCS3213

Pharmacology II

BCS3224

Beauty Culture I

BCS3233

Dermatology II

BCS3253

Cosmetic Engineering II

Year 4 - *Semester i

BCS4113

Beauty Culture II

4118

Research Project

BCS4133

Cosmetic Analysis

Year 4 - *Semester ii

BCS4213

Cosmaceutical Management & Marketing

BCS4233

Cosmetic Law

BCS4243

Business Promotion and Professional Communication

**selected modules only

Job Opportunities

  • Manufacturing
  • Quality Control / Quality Assurance
  • Research and Development
  • Formulation Development
  • Entrepreneurship