Objectives and competences

The master's degree in Pharmaceutical Dermocosmetics at the University of Barcelona provides knowledge and competences to become an expert in dermopharmaceutical advice. Among the objectives of the course is to provide the pharmacist with the knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to offer the right advice in each case or to recommend specific action protocols adapted to the specific pathology, situation and needs of the consumer.

Courses of postgraduate course that integrate the master or postgraduate degree and that can be processed separately

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Pharmacy
Mode of deliveryDistance
Length of course2 academic years
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 2.290,00 €
Second year: 2.290,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:06/11/2023
Master's degree course homepage http://www.il3.ub.edu/es/master/master-dermocosmetica-farmaceutica.html
ManagmentAlcalde Pérez, Teresa
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


- To acquire knowledge, skills and techniques to give proper advice and to achieve client or patient loyalty in all areas and services studied on the course.
- To learn the criteria to employ good practices in the dispensing of cosmetic products, dermocosmetics and related products at the pharmacy outlet.
- To understand the work involved in the successful management of a the skin care department of a standard pharmacy, with a view to optimizing efficiency and maximizing profit.
-To be able to identify skin disorders (atopic dermatitis, sensitive skin, acne, etc.) and the situations in which they are likely to present through the different stages of life (infancy and childhood, pregnancy, puberty, old age, etc.).
-To be able to recommend specific protocols for a given disease, context and consumer.
-To generate a reasoned interest among consumers in the use of skin care products.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Graduates in pharmacy.
- 10% of places are reserved for other university degree holders in health sciences: biology, physical activity and sports sciences, nursing, physiotherapy, biomedicine, medicine, human nutrition and dietetics, dentistry, podiatry, psychology, veterinary sciences and other university degrees in this group.

Access requirements: university degree (all students must have a university qualification to be admitted).

Access requirements and conditions


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 403 96 96
Observations:online learning.

For further enquiries

Address:Instituto Forymat
C. de la Princesa, 41

28008 - Madrid
Email address:admision@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:91 559 27 86
Observations:Monday to Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 8.30 p.m., and Friday, from 9.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.