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Higher Diploma Programmes

Higher Diploma in Beauty and Personal Care Products

Programme code AS114211

The following section presents the programme information offered in September 2023. Application information for AY 2024/25 will be announced in early November 2023.
Semester 1:
  • English and Communication : Workplace Interaction
  • English and Communication : Workplace Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development - MindShift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
  • Information Technology Essentials - Health and Life Sciences
  • Introduction to Professional Practices in Beauty and Personal Care Products
  • Formulation Science
  • Science of Fragrance and Aromatherapy
  • Make-up Techniques
Semester 2:
  • English and Communication : Reports
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Conversation
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement
  • Cosmetic Science and its Applications
  • Preservatives and Microbiology
  • Facial and Body Therapy
  • Essentials of Sales and Marketing
  • Enrichment Module B
Semester 3:
  • English and Communication : Persuasive Presentations
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
  • Legislation and Product Development
  • Nail Cosmetology
  • Practical Sales Techniques in Beauty and Personal Care Products
  • Enrichment Module A
Semester 4:
  • English and Communication : Promotional Materials
  • Vocational Chinese Communication : Putonghua Presentations, Administrative and Technical Text Writing
  • Practical Formulation Science
  • Applied Technology in Manufacturing and Evaluation of Personal Care Products
  • Advanced Beauty Techniques
  • Applied Techniques in Customer Service Management
  • Project
Semester 5:
  • Applications of Natural Ingredients and Drugs in Cosmetic Products
  • Integrated Science and Techniques in Beauty and Personal Care Products
  • Practical Nutritional Science in Beauty and Personal Care Products
  • Industrial Attachment