Three month Professional Leather Development course

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
3 Months
Location
Waterside
Start Date
January

Overview Updated 04/10/2018

If you are already working in the leather industry, this course will help you to develop your skills. You will be taught by experts in the field, covering a comprehensive overview of leather science and technology, and combining theory and practice over the course of 12 weeks. You will produce a portfolio of work at university level to demonstrate what you have learned.

Course

Highlights

  • Only university in the UK to integrate leather technology with fashion.
  • Only university with a tannery.
  • Supportive and dedicated teaching staff with industry experience.

Additional

Information

Further information

For more information about the course and to apply, please email iclt@northampton.ac.uk.

Course Details

This course is split into units that are studied intensively for one or two weeks at a time, as well as one optional unit, Leather Science, that runs every Friday throughout the course. We encourage you to develop a critical and analytical approach to leather making and related issues.

Read more…

Careers

Career Opportunities

Once you have finished this three month course you will be in an excellent position to find work at higher levels within the leather industry.

This course offers a progression route onto Master’s level courses, subject to approval using accredited prior learning (APL). Please visit the Leather Technology (Professional) MSc course page for more information.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

0300 303 2772
+44 (0)1604 892134
+44 (0)1604 892546

 

Entry Requirements

Places on this course are given by discretion of ICLT staff. We do advise that you have some prior knowledge of the leather industry.

You may be interviewed for this course.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Process Operations ( Credits)
    Module code: -
    Core Module Y
  • Performance Process Operations ( Credits)
    Module code: -
    Core Module Y
  • Quality Evaluation and Systematic Problem Solving ( Credits)
    Module code: -
    Core Module Y
  • Sustainable Manufacturing within the Leather Industry ( Credits)
    Module code: -
    Core Module Y
  • Leather Science ( Credits)
    Module code: -
    Core Module Y
  • Research and Analytical Methods ( Credits)
    Module code: -
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

We are the only university in the UK to integrate leather technology with fashion, and the only university with a tannery. We have industry leading leather experts that deliver research, science, technology and supply chain knowledge on an international level. The course is integrated with the commercial sector, producing industry-ready graduates.

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,500

Module Individual module price
Module 1: Research and analytical methods £800
Module 2: Process Operations £1500
Module 3: Quality Evaluation and Systematic Problem Solving £1500
Module 4: Performance Process Operations £1500
Module 5: Leather Science £1500
Module 6: Sustainable Manufacturing within the Leather Industry £1500


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 04/10/2018

  • If you are already working in the leather industry, this course will help you to develop your skills. You will be taught by experts in the field, covering a comprehensive overview of leather science and technology, and combining theory and practice over the course of 12 weeks. You will produce a portfolio of work at university level to demonstrate what you have learned.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Only university in the UK to integrate leather technology with fashion.
    • Only university with a tannery.
    • Supportive and dedicated teaching staff with industry experience.
  • This course is split into units that are studied intensively for one or two weeks at a time, as well as one optional unit, Leather Science, that runs every Friday throughout the course. We encourage you to develop a critical and analytical approach to leather making and related issues.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Further information

    For more information about the course and to apply, please email iclt@northampton.ac.uk.

    • Career Opportunities

      Once you have finished this three month course you will be in an excellent position to find work at higher levels within the leather industry.

      This course offers a progression route onto Master’s level courses, subject to approval using accredited prior learning (APL). Please visit the Leather Technology (Professional) MSc course page for more information.

  • Places on this course are given by discretion of ICLT staff. We do advise that you have some prior knowledge of the leather industry.

    You may be interviewed for this course.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at undergraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Process Operations ( Credits)
      Module code: -
      Core Module Y
    • Performance Process Operations ( Credits)
      Module code: -
      Core Module Y
    • Quality Evaluation and Systematic Problem Solving ( Credits)
      Module code: -
      Core Module Y
    • Sustainable Manufacturing within the Leather Industry ( Credits)
      Module code: -
      Core Module Y
    • Leather Science ( Credits)
      Module code: -
      Core Module Y
    • Research and Analytical Methods ( Credits)
      Module code: -
      Core Module Y
    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,500

    Module Individual module price
    Module 1: Research and analytical methods £800
    Module 2: Process Operations £1500
    Module 3: Quality Evaluation and Systematic Problem Solving £1500
    Module 4: Performance Process Operations £1500
    Module 5: Leather Science £1500
    Module 6: Sustainable Manufacturing within the Leather Industry £1500

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour