The Biosciences MRes is designed to offer participants from the agrifood industry a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the agrifood sector to undertake high level, structured, continuing professional development.
Course modules are available across the AFTP's five research and training themes. Participants are able to select from a wide range of modules to tailor-make a programme that fits their personal interest and professional requirements.
This programme offers a sound foundation for professional development on which to build your future success. It has been designed to suit your personal and professional situation,with a project that is based on your workbased situation and professional interests.
Completing this course results in a postgraduate qualification. See Our Qualifications for more information.
This programme has been specially developed by professionals in the School of Biosciences, one of the University's most successful schools, in conjunction with the AgriFood AFTP’s academic and industrial partners and collaborators.
Our dynamic teaching team offers the opportunity to learn under the guidance of expert practitioners, educators and researchers.
This programme has been designed with maximum flexibility in mind: you study part-time and follow a modular structure which allows you to progress at a rate to suit your own personal and professional situation.
You can enrol on individual modules or pursue a route leading to the award of certificate, diploma orin Agrifood. It is envisaged that most participants will start with one module and then decide whether they wish to complete further study and discuss these options with the course leader. Depending on which qualification you choose this may be up to maximum of four years.
Following acceptance on to the course, each participant will have the opportunity to discuss their individual needs with members of the course team resulting in an agreed plan of study. All participants will be allocated a personal tutor who will provide academic and pastoral support throughout the course. Information on University provisions for student support will be given to each participant.
AgriFood Training Partnership
The University of Reading
PO Box 226, Whiteknights
Reading RG6 6AP
T. +44 (0)330 333 4530