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Diploma in Perfumery and Cosmetic Science (DPCS) JAE Code: S38

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Would you like to learn how to formulate products that will give you age-defying looks? Learn the secrets of fragrance creation? Create brands that celebrities will endorse? Then join the lucrative and recession resistant fragrance and cosmetics industries that even some dermatologists cannot resist. Begin your journey at SP with the Diploma in Perfumery and Cosmetic Science (DPCS).

The Diploma in Perfumery and Cosmetic Science is the only local diploma programme that provides training in chemistry with applications in perfumery and cosmetic science. You will have an integrated learning experience where you will build a strong chemistry foundation and apply your knowledge in specific applications using your senses. Your training with us will distinguish you from other local diplomas as SP is the only institute of higher learning that offers such training locally. The training you receive will be highly sought after not just locally but internationally.

Course Highlights

Perfumery and Cosmetic Science Centre

The centre has three distinct laboratories for students to conceptualise, develop, and even market personal care products, ranging from lipstick, moisturising creams and perfumes.




Science that invokes the senses

"The course has given me a head start into the world of perfumery, cosmetics and personal care. I have benefitted from the quality training, supported by a rigorous curriculum and state-of-the-art Perfumery and Cosmetic Science Centre. The integration of science and business elements has interestingly given me a meaningful and practical learning experience. Through collaboration with our industry partners on real-world projects, I gained invaluable exposure that has prepared me to be more work ready. The three years with DPCS have truly been enriching that continuously enliven my immense passion in this field."

Tan Ying Jie
Perfumery And Cosmetic Science Course Medallist 2015
Lubrizol Southeast Asia Gold Medal recipient
Ajinomoto (Singapore) Award winner
Procter & Gamble Singapore Award winner
Accepted to read BSc (Hons) in Chemistry & Biological Chemistry at Nanyang Technological University


DPCS in the News

 Running Man star Gary Kang gets a perfume created for him by Singapore Polytechnic student

Perfumery and Cosmetic Science student Doreen Ting created a personalised scent for the K-pop idol.

 CLS students go serve@PETSCarenival

CLS students volunteered at the PETSCarenival organised by Kim Seng Community Centre.