Courses

The AFTP offers a wide variety of flexible training courses, built with your career in mind. Ranging from one day workshops, online distance learning and short courses through to postgraduate programmes including PGDip, PGCert, MSc and Research Degrees; our training themes span the entire agrifood sector.

For ease and convenience we have divided our courses into five technical subject areas: Business and Transferable Skills, Crops and Fresh Produce, Environment & Sustainability, Food and Nutrition and Livestock and Forages.

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Food & Nutrition

Brewery Yeast Management

This course provides an understanding of the underlying science and technology of brewers yeast and its management. It covers brewers yeast taxonomy, genomics, genetic stability, storage protocols,...

Start date: 19/03/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

MRes Research Project (Bangor)

The short thesis (20,000 words) is intended to provide both meaningful research for the industry, and for DAgEnv candidates, a solid foundation for the longer Part II thesis and this should be...

Start date: 01/05/2018
120 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Anaerobic Digestion On-Farm

This module will explore the role of anaerobic digestion (AD) as an important technology to improve the sustainability of the food production system. AD can be used to produce renewable energy, while...

Start date: 21/05/2018
20 credits
Food & Nutrition

Advanced Sensory Science and Topical Techniques

The Advanced Sensory Science and Topical Techniques course form part of the Post Graduate Certificate in Sensory Science which is run jointly by the University of Nottingham and Campden BRI. It is...

Start date: 21/05/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Resource Efficient Farm Management

Drawing on life-cycle assessment expertise at Bangor University and a wide range of best practice guidance and decision support tools for the farming sector, this module will apply a systems approach...

Start date: 21/05/2018
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Professional Doctorate Agriculture and Environment (Bangor)

The Doctoral programme of Agriculture and Environment aims to strengthen specialist scientific skills in strategically important areas, through flexible, postgraduate training for people in work. It...

Start date: 21/05/2018
540 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Agriculture and Society

Truly sustainable and efficient food production requires that the three pillars of sustainable development, economy, society and culture, and environment, are considered together. This course will...

Start date: 21/05/2018
20 credits
Crops & Fresh Produce

Fresh Produce Postharvest Quality Management

This module will explore the postharvest chain for fresh produce, introducing you to the issues surrounding the maintenance of quality of this area of the food supply chain. Through three days of...

Start date: 04/06/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Entrepreneurship and Creativity

This course focuses upon developing understanding of how social theory has contributed to understanding entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is analysed from multiple disciplines (for example,...

Start date: 25/06/2018
Food & Nutrition

Consumer Sensory Science – qualitative, quantitative and topical techniques

Have you ever wondered why your company carries out consumer testing the way it does? Are you aware of the current issues facing consumer testing? Are there newer approaches or methodologies which...

Start date: 25/06/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Research Methods (Bangor)

This module is compulsory for anyone intending to undertake a full MSc or who has been accepted for a research degree (Research Masters or Professional Doctorate). It runs twice a year for five...

Start date: 01/07/2018
20 credits
Livestock & Forages

Research Methods (Aberystwyth)

This module provides the tools necessary for carrying out independent research. Covering qualitative and qualitative statistical methods for analyzing data, the module builds towards participants ...

Start date: 01/07/2018
20 credits

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My AFTP training course has given me greater confidence day-to-day and more insight into the impact of new techniques and technologies.
Andy Russell - Fresh Produce Technologist, Bakkavor

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