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Master's degree in Leather Engineering

Igualada School of Engineering (EEI)

This master's degree no longer admitting students at UPC.

Students who complete the master's degree in Leather Engineering successfully will have the necessary knowledge and skills to contribute to the sustainability, competitiveness and innovation of professional activities and research related to the international leather industry. They will be highly skilled and able to make decisions in approaching new ideas and solving problems in new, global environments.

Duration and start date
1,5 academic year, 90 ECTS credits
Timetable and delivery
Blended learning
Fees and grants
Approximate fees for the master’s degree, excluding other costs, €4,631 (€6,947 for non-EU residents).
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Igualada School of Engineering (EEI)

Official degree
Recorded in the Ministry of Education's degree register

First semester

  • Advanced Design of Tanning Processes 1 9
  • Design and Automation on the Leather Industry 3
  • Instrumental Analysis and Standardization 6
  • Internationalization and Markets Management 3
  • Life Cycle Analysis in Leather 3
  • Protein Chemistry 6

Second semester

  • Advanced Design of Tanning Processes 2 9
  • Advanced Technology of Leather Finishing 12
  • Innovative Techniques 6
  • Science and Technology of Chemical Products and Auxiliaries 3

Third semester

  • Master's Thesis 18
  • Research Methodology and Experimental Design 12
  • CompulsoryECTS
  • OptionalECTS
  • ProjectECTS

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