University of Northampton

University of Northampton

Leather Technology

Students carry out supervised research projects and submit theses for examination. Research subjects currently being supported include: application of polymers to leather processing; collagen science and technology; effluent treatment and waste disposal in the leather industry; long term aging of leather; mechanical properties of leather in relation to its structure; tanning chemistry and the use of enzymes in leather manufacture. While developing and setting up research projects students initially receive generic as well as discipline based and project specific training; this is to equip and enable them to conduct their research work effectively and independently with minimum supervision.

Course modules

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Northampton NN2 7AL East Midlands

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