This program is unique being the first in the country that offers the opportunity for a blended learning approach between academic study and practical training in all areas of cosmetic science. Among these areas are manufacturing and marketing of cosmetic and skin care products. The graduates of this program will be qualified to work in all the areas related to this specialization.

The progrm is divided over four academic years with a total of 140 credit hours in which the student studies courses in various scientific and practical disciplines. The course work includes basic sciences, medical and pharmaceutical sciences related to cosmetic products manufacturing and development. The graduates will be provided with the necessary knowledge and training to be qualified to work in various areas of cosmetic sciences such as skin care principles, communication and management skills, and the regulations governing cosmetic products. The graduates will also be provided with the clinical skills to assist physicians in the use of hair transplant and skin care devices and systems. The program includes field training in three major basic areas in cosmetics: cosmetic manufacturing and import businesses, pharmacies (cosmetics section), skin care centers, and dermatology clinics.

This program is a unique and distinct program where the graduate gets the degree of bachelor in Cosmetics and Skin Care. The graduates are qualified to practice the profession as specialists in the field of cosmetics and skin care who are able to participate in the development of the profession from the industrial and cosmetic aspects, through their ability to employ scientific and practical principles to serve themselves and their societies.

General Aims:

The program aims to achieve a set of goals, including:

  • Providing students with the necessary knowledge in cosmetics and skin care
  • Developing students' professional and practical skills in the fields of manufacturing and marketing cosmetics and skin care.
  • Developing students ’professional and practical skills in the fields of using and marketing relevant devices in this area
  • Meeting the needs of the local and regional labor market for graduates who are able to work in the cosmetics and skin care industry with its various specializations.
  • Keeping up with the developments in the labor market by developing relevant academic programs.
  • Encouraging and developing the competencies of faculty members and scientific research in this field.
  • Employing local and global resources to serve the local and regional community.

Specific Aims:

  • Educating students with the principles of cosmetology, hair care and skin care
  • Introducing students to the foundations of aesthetics, the theories and techniques of color, and the chemistry, biology and fundamentals of cosmetology, among others
  • Qualifying specialists with a bachelor’s degree skilled in the fields of cosmetics and skin care.
  • Providing students with extensive skills and experience in the fields of beauty center management.
  • Qualifying students to work in cosmetics sales centers by providing them with the skills of the art of management and customer service skills.
  • Introduce students to occupational safety and health requirements for the profession of cosmetology.
  • Introducing students to diseases of the skin, hair, mouth and teeth, and ways to treat them, in continuous cooperation and coordination with specialized doctors.
  • Preparing students to work in the local market through intensive training in the fields of cosmetics, hair care and skin.

First Year / First Semester

Course Name

CH

Course No.

General Biology for Health Sciences

3

7104101

Cosmetic Profession Ethics and Regulations

1

7309101

Biostatistics for Medical and Health Sciences

3

10216235

General Chemistry for Health Sciences

3

10231114

General Chemistry Lab for Health Sciences

1

10231115

Islamic Culture

3

11000101

Introduction to Computer Science and Skills

2

11000126

Total

16

 

First Year / Second Semester

Anatomy of Cosmetic Students

2

7309102

Microbiology and Sterilization for Cosmetic

3

7309103

Beauty and Nutrition

2

7309104

Analytical Chemistry for Health Sciences

3

10231213

Analytical Chemistry Lab for Health Sciences

1

10231214

English Language I

3

11000103

English Language II

3

11000324

Total

17

 

 

Second Year / First Semester

Course Name

CH

Course No.

Physical Pharmacy I

3

7304201

Physical Pharmacy I Lab

1

7304204

Principles of Biochemistry

2

7309418

Physiology for Cosmetic Students

3

7309419

Organic Chemistry for Health Sciences I

3

10231236

Organic Chemistry Lab for Health Sciences I

1

10231239

Arabic Language

3

11000102

Community Service

1

11000108

Total

17

 

Second Year / Second Semester

First Aid

1

7227101

Pharmacology for Students of Cosmetology

3

7309203

Pathology for Cosmetic Students

2

7309204

Pharmaceutical Formulation I

2

7309205

Phyto and Natural Ingredients in Cosmetics Products

2

7309206

Phyto and Natural Ingredients in Cosmetics Products Lab

1

7309207

Elective Course

3

 

Palestinian Studies

3

11000105

Leadership and Communication Skills

1

11000117

Total

17

 

 

Third Year / First Semester

Course Name

CH

Course No.

Dermal Therapeutics

3

7309301

Pharmaceutical Formulation II

2

7309302

Skin Care Products I

3

7309303

Raw Materials for Cosmetics I

2

7309305

Skin Care Products I Lab

1

7309313

Research Methods in Biomedical

3

7309408

Elective Course

3

 

Total

17

 

Third Year / Second Semester

Hair, Nail & Skin Diseases and Disturbances

3

7309306

Signs of Aging and Ways to Prevent it

2

7309307

Hair and Nail Care Products

3

7309308

Practical Hair and Nail Care Products

1

7309309

Marketing of Cosmetics

2

7309312

Cosmetics Research Project

3

7309314

Eye Cosmetics

2

7309417

Total

18

 

Third Year / Summer Semester

Training in Skin Care Centers

1

7309413

Training in Dermatology Clinics

2

7309414

Field Training in Cosmetic Factories, Pharmacies, and / or Cosmetic Warehouses

2

7309415

Total

5

 

 

Fourth Year / First Semester

Course Name

CH

Course No.

Skin Care and Methods for Cleansing

3

7309310

Skin Care and Cleansing Lab

1

7309311

Management of Cosmetic Principles and Clinics

1

7309401

Oral Care Products

2

7309402

Perfumes and Essential Oils Products

2

7309403

Practical Perfumes and Essential Oils Products

1

7309404

Dermal Toxicology

2

7309405

Artificial Intelligence in Dermatology and Aesthetics

2

7309406

Elective Course

2

 

Modern Technology in Cosmetic Dermatology Treatments

2

7309407

Total

18

 

Fourth Year / Second Semester

Elective Course

2

 

Dyes in Cosmetics

2

7309208

Principles of Good Manufacturing Practices in the Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Industries

2

7309304

Nanocosmetics

3

7309409

Phototherapy and Laser for Dermatological Diseases

2

7309410

Cosmetic Registration Systems and Laws

1

7309411

Communication Skills Counseling in Cosmetology

1

7309412

Anti-aging Procedure and Protocol

2

7309416

Elective Course

2

 

Total

17