Chemical Formulation Design

  • Chemical, Natural and Healthcare Product Formulation
    Brianne West (BSc in Biological Sciences) launched her own sustainable beauty and personal care brand Ethique. She was named in a list of the US Foreign Policy magazine's '100 leading Global Thinkers' of 2016; and in 2019 won the Stuff Women of Influence New Zealand Business Enterprise award, the Westpac 'Innovation' and 'Small Enterprise' Champion Supreme Award categories, and the EY New Zealand Young Entrepreneur of the Year title.



Chemical Formulation Design is one of three majors in the Bachelor of Product Design combining product innovation with design, science, engineering, and business skills.

This subject focuses on formulated products like pharmaceutical, agrochemical, personal care, and rongoā. You will analyse materials, focus on sustainable production, and test processes like quality and safety.

Contact us

Te Kura Hanga Otinga | School of Product Design

Phone +64 3 369 4271 or +64 3 369 4272

Len Lye building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Kaupeka Pūhanga | Faculty of Engineering
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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