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Diploma in Cosmetology


A Diploma in Cosmetology is a program designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in the beauty and skincare industry. This diploma program typically covers a wide range of subjects related to hair care, skincare, makeup application, nail care, and salon management.

Admission Requirements

A’level Certificate or “O” level plus Certificate in cosmetology or its equivalent.

Program Highlights

Hair Care and Styling: Students learn various hair care techniques, including shampooing, conditioning, cutting, coloring, and styling. They gain an understanding of different hair types and textures, as well as the principles of hair care and scalp health. Students also learn about different hair styling tools and techniques.

Skincare and Esthetics: The program covers skincare fundamentals, including skin analysis, cleansing, exfoliation, and facial treatments. Students learn about different skin types and conditions, as well as skincare products and ingredients. They gain practical skills in providing facial treatments and recommendations for maintaining healthy skin.

Makeup Application: Students learn the art of makeup application for various occasions and clients. They gain knowledge of makeup techniques, color theory, facial contouring, and special effects makeup. Students learn to create different makeup looks and understand the importance of hygiene and safety in makeup application.

Nail Care and Artistry: The program covers nail care techniques, including manicures, pedicures, and nail enhancements. Students learn about nail health, proper nail shaping, cuticle care, and nail polish application. They also gain skills in nail artistry, including nail designs, embellishments, and nail extensions.

Functional Fees
Functional fees paid by each new student.
Item Semester 1 Semester 2
Application Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Registration Fee – Per Year 30,000 N/A
Identity Card – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Examination Fee - Per Semester 100,000 100,000
Library Fee – Per Semester 70,000 70,000
Development Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Guild Fee – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Sports Fee – Per Year 20,000 N/A
Medical Fee – Per Year 50,000 30,000


A UGX 20,000 NCHE Fee is paid annually and directly to the National Council for Higher Education by the applicant upon enrolment.

Hostel accommodation for male and female students is available at Buwambo Campus at a fee of UGX 550,000 per quarter (Inclusive of accommodation and meals).

All students in the hostel will be required to bring toiletries.

Where to Bank

All payments should be made in any of the following Banks or their Branches throughout the country in the name of YMCA Comprehensive Institute.

Bank Account Number
Bank of Africa 02022350002
Housing Finance Bank 121160377300
Centenary Bank 3710600053
Stanbic Bank 9030005853000
Equity Bank 1039200875951

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