Diploma in Cosmetics Science and Technology

Fields of study

Cosmetics Biology, Cosmetics Toxicology, Cosmetics Analytics, Cosmetics Quality and Safety, Cosmetics Formulation Technology, Cosmetics Natural & Synthetic Ingredients, Cosmetics Upscaling and Manufacturing, Cosmetics Business Essentials, Cosmetics Entrepreneurship & Marketing , Cosmetics Legality, Registration and Patency

Objectives & Learning outcomes

  • Introduce the candidates to the physiology of skin, hair, and nail, common disorders, and the required biochemistry and microbiology applications for safe and beneficial products
  • Guide the participants to build a solid scientific knowledge of the ingredients' chemistry to choose optimum formulations for specific cosmetic products.
  • Introduce the participants to the theoretical and practical applications of formulating procedures and methodologies for various physical forms such as Lotions, creams, gels, balms, pastes, solid tablets and aerosols.
  • Introduce the participants to the most common analytical techniques and their standard controls for popular specialty cosmetic products
  • Introduce the participants to the complete production lines of cosmetic products with the most common manufacturing machinery, packaging requirements and production planning.
  • Discuss the Cosmetics business essentials and all the aspects that contribute to the success or failure of cosmetic products business.
  • Set the fundamental marketing strategies and utilize the social media power on cosmetics branding.


Graduates of this program should have the fundamental and practical knowledge to be Beauty-entrepreneurs, cosmetic brand owners, cosmetic chemists, formulators, R&D, manufacturers, contract manufacturing, and production managers, supply chain of cosmetics, brand managers, and product managers in cosmetic enterprise

Eligible candidates:

Bachelor of Pharmacy, Sciences and Medical fields

Program Structure


Biology in Cosmetics
Cosmetics Natural & Synthetic Ingredients
Cosmetics Formulation Technology
Cosmetics Quality and Safety


Cosmetics Upscaling and Manufacturing
Cosmetics Business Essentials
Cosmetics Entrepreneurship and Marketing Innovations

The student can take only one or more of the Diploma courses individually.

Attendance of 75% of the sessions is mandatory for issuing any certificate

Language of Instruction:


Duration of Study:

One year (Two semesters)


Two days per week (Evening & weekend times)

Admission Steps:

  • Applicants register online and fill in an admission application: Apply Now ! .
  • Applicants that fulfill the admission criteria are invited via e-mail to take the GUC English admission test (GUC graduates are exempted from this test).
  • Applicants who are accepted are invited for a short interview.
  • Submission of requested documents on the day of the interview.

Tuition & Fees:

Semester / Course Program fees 23/24 - EGP
Application fees 900
*Insurance fees 2,500
**Semester fees 25,000
Course fees 7,500
Diploma Late payment fees 500
Graduation Fees 500

*Insurance fees are refundable in case no damage are done or books are lost

**semester fees Paid in two installments during each semester

Semester / Course Program fees 23/24 - EUR
Application fees 50
Lab insurance 125
Semester fees 1,125
Course fees 340
Diploma Late payment fees 15
Graduation Fees 15

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