Foundation Pathway in Leather Technology

General

Program Description

For those interested in a technological or scientific qualification that will lead to an opportunity to work and travel within the manufacturing industry, the benefits offered by this course are outstanding. With a wave of retirements expected 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.

The University of Northampton is the only place in the UK to offer this course and the employability rate has been 100% for the last five years, according to an internal study collated by the Course Director.

The course is a complete preparation for entry into the leather industry and graduates can work in tanneries and leather chemical companies around the world with an increasing demand for leather skills amongst the top leather-using brands that include companies in the sports, luxury goods, footwear, automotive and fashion sectors.

The four-year pathway is based around a backbone of advanced leather technology and we have three specialisms from which students can choose. These are Leather Science, Marketing and Business.

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Modules

  • Analytical Numerical Techniques
  • Business Studies
  • ICT Skills
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
  • Introduction to life Systems 1
  • Introduction to life Systems 2
  • Problem Solving, creative and analytical thinking
  • Science

Leather Technology degree pathways

  • BSc (Hons) Leather Technology

Entry requirements

Please contact us for your country's entry requirements.

English language requirements

Studies at UNIC and the University of Northampton are undertaken in English and to gain admission you must be able to demonstrate that you have achieved a suitable level of English proficiency.

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

UNIC provides a helping hand to international students, whose current grades do not meet the University’s degree entry requirement or have a qualification that is not recognised within the university. ... Read More

UNIC provides a helping hand to international students, whose current grades do not meet the University’s degree entry requirement or have a qualification that is not recognised within the university. We help by providing an academic springboard to the University of Northampton, providing Foundation, First Year and Pre-Masters programmes across a wide range of subjects. Our foundation courses lead to a Bachelor’s degree upon completion and are for 2 semesters, whilst Pre-masters are for one semester only and lead to a Masters course. Furthermore, if your application is successful you are issued with one, combined CAS, with one visa covering you for the duration of your UNIC and UON study. Read less