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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Aneka Kļaviņa
Study type:Part time, Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Pharmacy
Language:Latvian
Branch of science:Pharmacy; Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Objective

To promote understanding of cosmetic ingredients, their chemical properties and their functional role in cosmetic composition. Understand the basic principles of cosmetic formulation.

Prerequisites

Inorganic and Organic Chemistry within the study programme “Pharmacy”.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Upon successful completion of the study course the student will be able to:
1. explain the basic principles of the development of different cosmetics;
2. interpret the functionality, potential interactions and efficacy of cosmetic ingredients.

Skills

Upon successful completion of the study course the student will be able to:
1. analyze and evaluate the safety and quality of products and ingredients of various cosmetic companies;
2. collect literature data on the topic of cosmetics and present them.

Competence

Will be able to recommend and reasonably recommend to the pharmacy customers the choice of cosmetics. After completing the course it will be possible to fill out the study course questionnaire, supplementing the course with rational suggestions.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Pharmacy, FF3Master’sLimited choice