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Cosmetic Science

Master’s degree in cosmetic science

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September 2022
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1,500 hours

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This master’s degree in cosmetic science prepares you to become a professional capable of carrying out a high-quality dermo-cosmetic prescription.

Our online master’s degree in cosmetic science gives you training in the main skin alterations, the most used active ingredients in cosmetics, nutricosmetics and the protocols of the pharmacy office. It will also teach you how to advise on cosmetic products, how to formulate personalised products and how to improve sales in dermo-cosmetics with online marketing campaigns.

With this master’s degree you will get training in a sector with great demand for professionals and excellent future prospects.

Characteristics of the master’s degree in cosmetic science

Videos and online classes

Audio visual study material

You will have access to many hours of audio visual materials, which are the essential teaching materials. Thus, you can study wherever and whenever you want.

Practical activities

Practical activities

During your journey, you will carry out around two weekly practical activities, which will be reviewed and evaluated by your specialist teachers.

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Complementary material

Class summaries, articles to stay up to date… You will have everything you need to move forward on your journey.


Soft skills

The master's degree includes training in soft skills that will be of great help when it comes to preparing you for professional opportunities.

Master class

Master class

You will learn from renowned experts in the sector thanks to our master classes, which you can watch as many times as you want.

Master’s degree final project

Master’s degree final project

At the end of your route, you will carry out a research project directed by one of our teachers on a topic of your interest.

CEMP teachers for cosmetic science

Your teachers will open the doors to training in Master’s degree in cosmetic science with a focus on employability through specialisation:

Claudia Soto
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Claudia Soto


Master of Science in Management, Technology and Entrepreneurship with minor studies in Environmental Science and a bachelor degree in Chemistry, Claudia became passionate about natural cosmetics. This motivated her to graduate as an advanced natural cosmetics formulator, as well as expert in the security evaluation of cosmetics. Her experience in quality assurance & control, plus good manufacturing practices also constitute big pillars of her teachings. With her own brand she started a cosmetics lab, and published a book in holistic beauty.

Lourdes Mourelle
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Lourdes Mourelle Mosqueira


She is a doctor in applied physics and holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy and undergraduate degrees in nutrition and dietetics and in optics and optometry. Lourdes is also a professor of secondary education specialising in counselling and personal image processes. She also works in research in the field of applied physics with the FA2 group of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Vigo and works as a teacher in the field of dermopharmacy.

Beatriz Reig
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Beatriz Reig Schmidt


Beatriz holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy and has a postgraduate degree in pharmaceutical care, another in dermocosmetics and cosmetology, and a graduate degree in the pharmaceutical industry. She has extensive experience in the field of dermopharmacy within a pharmacy office. In addition, since 2013 she has been engaged in the development and manufacture of cosmetics for third parties.

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Beatriz Nespereira


A doctor in biochemistry and director of CEMP, she has extensive experience as a researcher and manager of research projects. She has been involved in the world of teaching for years, and she was awarded the Best Master's Professor jury award from the Spanish Association of Business Schools in 2017.

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Pablo Mourelle Sanmartín


He holds a graduate degree in medicine from the Santiago de Compostela University. He has also trained in psychogeriatrics, bone health, clinical nutrition and the digestive system, cardiogeriatrics, oncohematogeriatrics and clinical ultrasound.

Belén Aguado
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Belén Aguado Ruiz


She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical sciences, a master's degree in cosmetics and dermopharmacy and an international master's degree in toxicology. Belén Aguado has more than 20 years of experience as a technical director in the cosmetic sector and has been a teacher specialising in this area since 2006. She is currently the manager of ABAR & COSMETICS.

Your journey at CEMP

From the first stage of your journey to the last, we will be by your side to help you get the most out of your training.

Enrolment and preparation

As soon as you enrol, you will have access to the virtual platform and you will receive the support book. We will also start your employability plan. Let's get going!

Videos and online classes

Videos, PDF summaries and live classes from your teachers.

Exercises and questionnaires

You will regularly test your knowledge to move steadily towards your destination.

Master’s degree final project

You will carry out a bibliographic research project on a topic of your interest.

Optional internships

Let's get to work! From 60 to 300 hours of optional internships in companies.

CEMP/UCAM degree

You have reached your destination! You now have your CEMP degree and university accreditation from UCAM*. It's time to face new challenges... and new adventures!

*see accreditation conditions.

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Syllabus of the Master’s degree in cosmetic science

As your journey progresses, you will discover different modules which will help you, step by step, to reach your final destination.

Module 1. Introduction to dermo-cosmetics

Module 2. Basics of dermo-cosmetics

Module 3. Skin analysis and diagnosis

Module 4. Types of cosmetics

Module 5. Cosmetics for physiological skin conditions

Module 6. Nutricosmetics and Nutraceuticals

Module 7. Cosmetics legislation

Module 8. Cosmetics production

Module 9. Dermo-cosmetic advice

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The route to your future

Why study for Master’s degree in cosmetic science? Because in addition to having prestigious teachers and a study plan aimed at never getting off course, we can boast of guiding our students to their professional goals. Learn more about the employability plan that you benefit from the moment you enrol.