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Fees-only Scholarship in Cosmetic Science

A scholarship in Cosmetic Science at London College of Fashion (LCF) to support research and innovation in the field of 3D printing.


  • Home fee status students can apply. You will be fee assessed after you apply to UAL - find out more about Fee Status
  • Qualification type: PhD
  • 3 year full time opportunity open to UK students
  • Students must be resident in the UK for the duration of the award
  • Applicants should hold, or expect to achieve, at good Honours degree (or equivalent) in Cosmetic Science or related areas (e.g. Chemistry, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Physical Chemistry) with substantial laboratory experience
  • A relevant master’s degree and/or experience in 3D printing is desirable
  • An IELTS (academic) overall score of 7.0 (and 7.0 in writing) is essential for candidates for whom English is not their first language.


London College of Fashion (LCF)
is one of 6 constituent colleges at UAL with a strong inter- and transdisciplinary academic fashion-related portfolio, including: technology, artefact, sustainable design, costume for performance, communication design, film and digital media, psychology, cosmetic science, social science, curation, cultural studies, creative branding and marketing. LCF/UAL facilities include extensive cross-College archives, collections, well stocked libraries and specialist laboratories.

This PhD scholarship in Cosmetic Science opportunity invites suitable candidates with scientific background and an interest in new technologies and cosmetic innovation. London College of Fashion is seeking innovative proposals related to the application of 3D printing technology to personalised cosmetics, accompanied with comprehensive research into the underlying technological aspects.

UAL’s research is assessed as being 83% world leading and international in the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) for Art & Design: History, Practice, Theory. It is ranked within the top five research universities in its broader peer group in the UK and first in the Power ranking for Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory category.

Application deadline: 17 April 2023 / Interviews May 2023

Programme start: October 2023


General enquiries: to discuss the specific aims of the Scholarship, please contact Dr Milica Stevic at

Read more about research degrees at UAL and how to apply.

Applications for shortlisting should be submitted by 17 April 2023 (interviews May 2023). Please indicate ‘Fees-only scholarship in Cosmetic Science at London College of Fashion’ in your application.

Receiving payment

Funding amount: Annual Home Fees (currently £6,000) for 3 years.


To discuss this scholarship, please contact Dr Milica Stevic at

For general enquiries about research at UAL, contact

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