Course detail

Laboratory Classes in Cosmetology

FCH-MC_KOS_PAcad. year: 2022/2023

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.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students are confronted with the latest results of research of the area of chemistry of cosmetics.


Not applicable.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

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

Course curriculum

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

Work placements

Not applicable.


The goal of the course is to introduce students with technologies and evaluation of cosmetics from practical point of view.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance is compulsory.
Elaboration of semestral thesis.

Recommended optional programme components

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_PCHBT Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional

  • 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