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Leather Technology (Professional)

University of Northampton

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
13750 GBP/year
6840 GBP/year
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About

The leather industry is packed with exciting career opportunities and this Leather Technology (Professional) course from University of Northampton is an excellent route in if you have a science or technology background. It’s also a great way to expand your knowledge and skills if you are already in the leather industry.

Overview

Leather is returning to prominence as nearly all alternatives require the use of non-renewable carbon-based materials. Scientific advances combined with environmental responsibility have transformed the leather manufacture industry into a modern scientific process, creating a highly sustainable material with high value in many sectors such as sports, automobiles, luxury goods and fashion.

The Leather Technology (Professional) course from University of Northampton will give you the opportunity to enhance your technical skills. We encourage you to develop intellectual creativity and we will provide you with the skills you need to research advanced technologies. 

You will learn how to discern the differences between technical and entrepreneurial issues, relating them to the needs of the leather industry. We are one of the foremost centres for leather education in the world and we are dedicated to delivering theoretical and practical education at the highest standards.

Career Opportunities

When you graduate from this course, you will find yourself in high demand from employers. We have requests from more employers than we have graduates to fill their vacancies. Roles include technical management, higher education and govemment bodies, as well as materials production and chemical industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Leather Processing
  • Advanced Leather Finishing 
  • Quality Evaluation and Systematic Problem Solving
  • Research and Analytical Methods 
  • Sustainable Manufacture within the Leather Industry
  • Hide to High Street
  • Leather Science
  • Marketing: Principles and Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

300 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in a relevant subject area. 
  • Students with lower level qualifications or qualifications in a different subject area, but relevant experience in the leather industry will also be considered on an individual basis

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6840 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6840 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time: £760 per 20 credits

Funding

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