Cosmetology and hair dressing takes duration of 2 years and is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills of designing hair and general management of beauty of both women and men. It introduces students to the way and means of ensuring hair and body care and protection. It prepares them to become hair and beauty designers and skin care managers. It will enable them became hair, beauty and skin care specialists.
Goal: The department will train professional skilled and knowledgeable hairdressers, beauty therapists and cosmetologist’s worth of local and international recognition for their technical abilities.
For students taking this course, internship is mandatory with the help of the tutor. This has to be done in every year of study.
Note: There is an enrolment limit for this course.
At IMLS there is the possibility to acquire a Certificate in Cosmetolgy & Hair Dressing or a Diploma in Cosmetology. There are different conditions for each.
Students willing to join this course must have a minimum qualification of Ordinary level certificate or junior certificate or its equivalent.
For Direct entry scheme, candidates should possess Uganda Advanced Certificate of education (UACE) with a Principle pass or a certificate in hair dressing or its equivalent.