University of Northampton

University of Northampton

Leather Technology (Professional)

The course provides a learning environment and community in which students can develop their interest in leather technology, whilst having the freedom to choose a learning path that most closely fits their requirements. The course focuses on the science and technology behind leather manufacture and delves into the chemistry relevant to leather. The course allows for marketing, sustainability and business management to be explored using the leather industry as a context. The programme is divided into 3 stages, to complete the Master's level qualification, students must complete up to 6 modules and an independent research dissertation. During the course, students complete 4 core modules and choose up to 3 optional modules. This ensures that students have a basic understanding of principles pertinent to the leather industry, however they are able to tailor the course to suit their particular needs and career aspirations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time January 2018 - 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2018 - 2 years

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

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