Cosmetology, beauty and health science

Field of study:
Cosmetology
Type:
Undergraduate (Bachelor)
Field of study:
Duration of study:
3 years (6 semesters)
Mode:
full-time
Obtained title:
bachelor's degree
Language:
English | Polish
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Why is it worth choosing these studies?

As numerous studies have shown, a healthy and neat appearance is the key to increasing your self-confidence. The daily rituals which constitute our care and make-up routine directly influence the way we see ourselves and the way we are perceived by people around us. As internationally observed trends demonstrate, cosmetologists are becoming more and more sought after.

The demand for care and beauty services is ever-growing and nowadays is not limited solely to women. The programme of study in the field of Cosmetology guarantees that you will gain practical knowledge of Cosmetology, based on the most recent scientific research and on cutting-edge technological developments.

What can you do after graduation?

cosmetology

After completing your degree in the field of Cosmetology, you will find employment in beauty salons, spas, biological regeneration centres, cosmetics companies, laboratories, and in centres for analysis of cosmetics quality.

This program
is for you if:

You are passionate about cosmetics
You are thinking of getting a job as a cosmetologist or dreaming of becoming a popular influencer
You would like to master the scientific principles of Cosmetology

Program and structure of studies

FIRST CYCLE STUDIES
(BACHELOR'S DEGREE)

They last
3 years (6 semesters)
They are worth
180 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
They end with a
bachelor’s degree

The programme includes subjects concerned with the understanding and practical use of scientific knowledge related to Cosmetology.

First
year of study

During the first year, most subjects are concerned with the basic sciences related to medicine and clinical sciences. Their objective is to ensure that students acquire the knowledge and basic skills required for all specialists working in the health sector in a broad sense of the word, including cosmetologists. These subjects will constitute the foundation for scientific understanding of the functioning and the biology of the human body. The first-year programme also includes numerous courses dedicated to basic Cosmetology issues.

First semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Occupational Health and Safety 0 L 8/8
Academic skills 1 L 15/8
Human Anatomy 4 L, W 45/28
Human Physiology 4 L, W 45/28
Introduction to Cosmetology 4 L, W 60/32
Technologies of Sterilization and Disinfection 4 L, W 60/32
Dermatology for Cosmetologists 4 L 30/16
Elective courses 9 W 90/48
Second semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Foreign language 3 WC 45/24
Physical Education 0 W 30
First Aid 1 W 15/8
Clinical Outline of Diseases 4 L 30/16
Beauty Cosmetology of the Face and Make-up 3 W 45/24
Clinical Dermatology 3 L 30/16
Laboratory Diagnostics 2 W 30/16
Face Care Cosmetology 2 W 30/16
Elective courses 12 L 120/64

In the first year, each student selects:

A – one out of two subject offered within each of the following groups:

  • Organization and Management Theory or Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Psychology or Introduction to Social Communication
  • Aesthetics, Anthropology;

B – two out of three subject from each of the following groups:

  • Biochemistry and/or Genetics and/or Medical Statistics
  • Parasitology / Allergology and/or Microbiology;

The courses will be opened providing that a required minimum number of students enrol.

Second
year of study

The programme for the second year includes subjects centred around specialist knowledge required by all cosmetologists. Starting from the fourth term, students do their work experience (in non-clinical institutions) and initiate work on their own social project, which in this field of study replaces a written BA thesis.

THIRD SEMESTER
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Procedural Cosmetology of Hands and Feet 3 W 30/16
Raw Materials and Cosmetic Compounding 4 W, Lab 60/32
Physical Education W 30
Foreign language 3 LC 45/24
Cosmetic Chemistry 1 W 15/8
Health Psychology 3 L 30/16
Technology of Herbal Cosmetic Raw Materials 3 W 30/16
Natural Cosmetics and Cosmetology 4 L, W 60/28
Herbal Care Cosmetics: Soaps, Shampoos, Cleansing Cubes 3 Lab 30/16
Elective courses 6 L 60/32
Fourth semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Foreign language 3 LC 45/24
Treatment Cosmetology and Care of the Body 3 W 30/16
Introduction to Aesthetic Medicine 2 T 30/16
Extracts and Applications of Plant-based Active Agents 3 Lab 30/16
Phytotherapy in Anti-Aging Medicine 2 L 20/12
Social project 3 T 30/16
Work Experience 14 WE 360/360

In the second year, students selects one out of two subjects offered within each of the following groups:

• Entrepreneurship or Project Management;
• Business Organization (in the spa, wellness, and biological regeneration industry) or Business Organization (in the cosmetics and cosmetology industry)

The courses will be opened providing that a required minimum number of students enrol.

THIRD
YEAR OF STUDY

In the third year, next to new major subjects, the programme also includes those subjects whose objective is to give students practical knowledge concerning a cosmetologist’s job and running their own business. Students may choose, from a wide range of elective courses, those subjects which will allow them to focus on issues of interest.

FIFTH SEMESTER
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
Foreign language 3 LC 45/24
Work Experience II 14 WE 360/360
Pharmacology 4 L 30/16
Social Project 2 T 30/16
Elective courses 7 L, Lab 60/32
Sixth semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
A Cosmetologist’s Workshop: Modern Technologies and Career Paths 6 Lab, W 60/32
Cosmetic Law, Protection of Intellectual Property and Legal Aspects of a Cosmetologist’s Profession 3 T 30/16
Social Project and Diploma Exam 6 T 60/32
Elective courses 7 L, Lab 60/32

In the third year, each student selects:
A – one out of two subjects offered within each of the following groups:

  • Introduction to Marketing or Introduction to Advertising;
  • Photography and Photographic Documentation or Computer Graphics;
  • Introduction to Dietetics or Introduction to Human Nutrition;
  • Physiotherapy and Message or Wellness, Spa and Anti-Aging;
  • Psychopathology or Psychosomatics;
  • Fitness Training or Aerobics.

B – two out of three subjects offered within the following group:
• Interpersonal Training and/or Training Skills and/or Management Skills.

The courses will be opened providing that a required minimum number of students enrol.

Tuition fees

Fixed tuition - flexible payments

By choosing to study at UEHS, you can be sure that the tuition fee will not change throughout the duration of your studies. You can pay the tuition fee once for the entire year of study or spread over a semester payment. This allows you to decide how you want to plan your expenses.

Fees

EU&OTHER COUNTRIES GROUP
Year of study Annually Per semester*
1st year 2 300 EUROS 1 300 EUROS
2nd and 3rd year 2 400 EUROS 1 350 EUROS

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester*
1st year 3 300 EUROS 1 800 EUROS
2nd and 3rd year 3 400 EUROS 1 850 EUROS

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

EU and other countries group
This group includes citizens of the countries member states of the European Union and the following countries citizens: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latin America, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

Other countries
The citizens of all the remaining countries.

Scholarships - easier than you think

scholarship program

While studying at UEHS, you can take advantage of a wide range of financial support from the state budget and European funds, as well as benefit from special discounts with UEHS discount program

You can submit most scholarship applications quickly and easily through your online account.  

Scholarship
The scholarship may be awarded to any student who obtained an average grade not lower than 4.5 in a academic year given.

In the academic year 2020/2021, the University of Economics and Humanities in Warsaw awarded 292 Rector’s Scholarships, ranging from PLN 450 /month to PLN 650 /month, depending on the average or achievements. For outstanding sport, artistic or scientific achievements, the Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships of PLN 450 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the Rector’s Scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Sports scholarships

A sports scholarship may be awarded to a student who excels in sport achievements at least national level. In addition we also encourage our students to take part in additional support programs- eg. the National Academic Representation.

Young sportsmen can count on financial support in the amount of PLN 450 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for sports scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Special scholarships for disabled people

A scholarship for people with disabilities may be awarded to a student who has a disability certificate, a disability degree certificate, a ZUS certifying physician’s certificate, a disability group certificate or a certificate of permanent or long-term incapacity to work on a farm.

In the 2020/2021 academic year, depending on the degree of disability, 79 scholarships for people with disabilities were awarded, ranging from PLN 800 /month to PLN 1000 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for a scholarship for people with disabilities is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Allowances

The allowance is a form of emergency financial assistance. Any student who found himself temporarily in a difficult life situation resulting from random events beyond the student’s control can apply for it.

The allowance may be granted twice in one academic year, and the allowance is not granted twice for the same random event. Difficult life situations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are an exception.

In 2020, we granted 64 allowances for a total of PLN 113,200.50. The allowances, depending on the student’s situation, were paid in the amount of PLN 1,000 to PLN 2,500 at a time.
Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the allowance is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

This is what makes us different

2020/2021 academic year
292 Rector’s Scholarships
106 social scholarships
79 scholarships for people with disabilities

PLN 1,890,289.35 was spent in 2019 on scholarships
PLN 2,911,662.50 was spent in 2020 on scholarships

Rector’s Scholarship – highest average: 5.79