Objectives and competences

The postgraduate programme in Dermocosmetics Applied to the Pharmacy Office has as its main objective that the pharmacist knows perfectly the legal and formal aspects related to cosmetics (labelling, legislation, symbology, INCI nomenclature, ingredients, cosmetic assets and their functionality , etc.), as well as the necessary tools for monitoring the patient's evolution to objectify and demonstrate the degree of effectiveness of the recommended cosmetic treatments.

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateSpecialization diploma
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Pharmacy
Mode of deliveryDistance
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 2.530,00 €
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:18/03/2024
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:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

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.
- Understand the work involved in the successful management of a the skincare department of a standard pharmacy, with a view to optimizing efficiency and maximizing profit.

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.

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

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


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:en línia.

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:de dilluns a dijous, de 9:30 a 20:30, i divendres, de 9:30 a 18:30.