Course detail

Laboratory Classes in Cosmetology

FCH-MC_KOS_PAcad. year: 2023/2024

The course is intended for students of subsequent master study programmes of specialist subjects of Food Chemistry a Biotechnologies and Physical Chemistry. It focuses on the application of the knowledge. As a part there is the elaborating an independent one-semestral project on a given topic.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Entry knowledge

Not applicable.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Student must be able to use theoretical knowledge in practice. Successful completion of the course is conditional on submitting the semestral project.
Attendance is compulsory.
Elaboration of semestral thesis.


The goal of the course is to introduce students with technologies and evaluation of cosmetics from practical point of view.
Students are confronted with the latest results of research of the area of chemistry of cosmetics.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Záhajský, Jiří. Zevní dermatologická terapie a kosmetika: pohledy klinické, fyziologické a biologické. Praha: Grada, 2006. (CS)

Recommended reading

Němcová, A.: Praktikum z kosmetologie, FCH VUT (elektronická učební podpora, dostupné na: (CS)
Carli Belinda. Cosmetic Formulations: A Beginners Guide. Institute of Personal Care Science, 2020 (EN)


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NPCP_CHMA Master's

    specialization CHBL , 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional

  • Programme NPCP_CHPL Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme NKCP_CHPL Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit


Guided consultation in combined form of studies

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

39 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Practical preparation of different types of cosmetics.
2. Principles of evaluation of different types of cosmetics.
3. Student's project.
4. Excursion.