ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY

Leather Technology (Marketing)

BA (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   No

This course is a way for you to develop a specialism in the leather industry and improve your technical skills.

You will carry out supervised research projects and submit theses for examination, with the aim of leading to the degree of MPhil or PhD. We are currently supporting research in some fascinating areas

  • application of polymers to leather processing
  • collagen science and technology
  • effluent treatment and waste disposal in the leather industry
  • long term ageing of leather
  • mechanical properties of leather in relation to its structure
  • tanning chemistry and the use of enzymes in leather manufacture
  • low float and no float tanning technologies

While developing and setting up research projects, you will initially receive general, discipline based and project specific training so that you can go on to conduct your research work effectively and independently.

Programme description

This course is a way for you to develop a specialism in the leather industry and improve your technical skills.

You will carry out supervised research projects and submit theses for examination, with the aim of leading to the degree of MPhil or PhD. We are currently supporting research in some fascinating areas

  • application of polymers to leather processing
  • collagen science and technology
  • effluent treatment and waste disposal in the leather industry
  • long term ageing of leather
  • mechanical properties of leather in relation to its structure
  • tanning chemistry and the use of enzymes in leather manufacture
  • low float and no float tanning technologies

While developing and setting up research projects, you will initially receive general, discipline based and project specific training so that you can go on to conduct your research work effectively and independently.

Key Modules

Career Opportunities

In the current climate, there are more job opportunities than applicants in the leather industry and so after finishing this course you will have a choice of career options. Technical management, research and development, technical services, material production, chemical industries, higher education and government services are just some of the roles that will be available to you.

Module & Subject
  • Leather Technology and Materials Evaluation – Raw to Tanned (30 credits)

    • Module code: LEA1013
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Leather Technology and Materials Evaluation – Tanned to Crust (30 credits)

    • Module code: LEA1014
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Raw Materials and End Use (20 credits)

    • Module code: LEA1004
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Surface Coatings 1 (20 credits)

    • Module code: LEA1011
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Leather Science 1 (20 credits)

    • Module code: LEA1009
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Foundations of Marketing (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT1001
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Introduction to Marketing Communications (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT1002
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Introduction to Management (20 credits)

    • Module code: BUS1004
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Enterprise and Opportunity (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT1003
    •  
    • Core module N

stage2

  • Leather Technology 2 (40 credits)

    • Module code: LEA2001
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Materials Evaluation 2 (20 credits)

    • Module code: LEA2008
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Surface Coatings 2 (20 credits)

    • Module code: LEA2006
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Cleaner Leather Manufacture (20 credits)

    • Module code: LEA2010
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Leather Science 2 (20 credits)

    • Module code: LEA2007
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Integrated Marketing Communication (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT2011
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Operations Management 1 (20 credits)

    • Module code: BSO2003
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Information Technology for Business (20 credits)

    • Module code: BSO2017
    •  
    • Core module N

stage3

  • Project (40 credits)

    • Module code: LEA4001
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Leather Technology 3 (40 credits)

    • Module code: LEA3001
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Leather Manufacture and Sustainability (20 credits)

    • Module code: LEA3005
    •  
    • Core module Y
  • Leather Science 3 (20 credits)

    • Module code: LEA3004
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Supply Chain Operations Management (20 credits)

    • Module code: BSO3008
    •  
    • Core module N
  • Principles of Marketing Management (20 credits)

    • Module code: MKT3017
    •  
    • Core module N
Entry Requirements
  • We would expect you to have a recognised either First or 2:1 honours degree or Master’s Degree from a UK university or International equivalent in a relevant subject area. If you have lower level qualifications or qualifications in a different subject area, but with relevant experience you will also be considered on an individual basis. If English is not your first language will need to demonstrate that you meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS at 7.0 and no component less than 6.5 (or equivalent), applications with IELTS lower than 5.5 in all components will not be considered.
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 41-45 Months
Course Fee:  12000.00
Course Level:  UNDERGRADUATE
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Park Campus, Boughton Green Rd, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK. Phone:+44 1604 735500
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER