1. Leather Technology

    • Award PhD
    • Qualification Postgraduate

    As one of the foremost centres for leather education in the world, The Institute for Creative Leather Technologies (ICLT) is dedicated to providing cutting edge leather education in the theory and practice of leather technology. Graduates can expect to enter R&D careers in chemical companies and tanneries, progress to academic careers and enter business within a managerial or marketing role. The course is designed for a graduate in a physical science or similar discipline who has recently entered or wishes to enter the leather production or allied industries.

  2. Leather Technology (Leather Science, Marketing or Business)

    • Award BSc (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate
    • UCAS Code J430

    For those interested in a technological or scientific qualification that will lead to an opportunity to work and travel within a manufacturing industry, the benefits offered by this course are outstanding. With a wave of retirements of the Boomer Generation within the next decade, the industry, which is already short of technically skilled staff, is searching for well trained young executives to support and prepare for these senior positions. Our employability rate has been 100% within six months of the student graduating for the last four years.

  3. Leather Technology (Leather Science, Marketing or Business) top-up

    • Award BSc (Hons)
    • Qualification Undergraduate
    • UCAS Code J43D

    People who have previously completed the Leather Technology diploma or Stage two of the BSc (Hons) Materials Technology (Leather) and wish to complete their Bachelor's level study are invited to apply to this flexible programme available with a number of course options. Our graduates are highly sought after and are able to enter various stages of the leather supply chain depending on their interests.

  4. Leather Technology (Professional)

    • Award MSc
    • Qualification Postgraduate

    If you are a scientist or technologist wanting transition into an industry with exciting career opportunities or are already involved in the leather industry but wanting to increase your knowledge and skills, this is an ideal course for you. Here at the Institute for Creative Leather Technologies (ICLT), you will cover the science and technology of leather manufacture in a way designed to suit graduates for senior tannery positions. Whilst developing the critical mind it provides an excellent base for a move into Research and Development departments within chemical companies, tanneries and brands or into academic careers.

  5. Leatherseller’s Certificate (Leather Science, Marketing and Business)

    • Award University Certificate
    • Qualification Undergraduate

    This one year full time course is all you need to gain entrance to a career in the leather industry. Today's leather industry is a global business with links from the farm to many of the world's top brands. Think Aston Martin, Virgin Atlantic, Clarks shoes, Nike and Burberry and you have just a feel for the sectors and customers for leather with whom you are likely to be working.

  6. Leatherseller’s Diploma (Leather Science, Marketing or Business)

    • Award University Diploma
    • Qualification Undergraduate

    This one year programme provides an opportunity for you to progress your knowledge of the leather supply process beyond that gained in the Leathersellers' Certificate qualification. The leather supply process is a small but diverse worldwide industry, our graduates are able to enter various stages of the leather supply chain and we have developed four courses to try and meet the needs of employers that approach us wanting our graduates to come and work with them. You are able to choose from three distinct pathways, however all pathways cover the basic principles of the leather supply chain.

  7. Professional Leather Development Course

    • Qualification Postgraduate

    With the current recognised shortage of skills within the leather industry, companies are continuously looking for development programmes for key employees. This full time three month course has been developed to enable those in employment a greater accessibility to university level training.