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Diploma of Personal Care Formulation, Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Formulating cosmetic and personal care products can be as varied as the companies who offer them. The Diploma of Personal Care Formulation at Institute of Personal Care Science has been developed to provide a comprehensive approach to teaching the formulation of safe, stable and efficacious personal care products for the hair, hands, body and face.


The Diploma of Personal Care Formulation at Institute of Personal Care Science also covers the development of products from the concept stage and through reverse engineering. Learners are taught how to prepare a variety of personal care products, adapt formulations to suit organisational requirements and develop products based on the latest industry advances.


  • Research and Development Scientists
  • Formulating Chemists
  • Production/Compounding Managers and assistants
  • Regulatory Affairs personnel dealing with product safety, claims and ingredient compliance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Extended study possible for up to 3 years (5-10 hours per week)
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • The Functions of Ingredients in Personal Care Products
  • The Safety of a Product Formulation
  • Chemistry Principles to Ingredient Selection
  • Microbiology Techniques for Product Safety

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee


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