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.

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Environment & Sustainability

Professional Doctorate Sustainable Food Quality for Health (University of Reading)

The Professional Doctorate in Sustainable Food Quality for Health (DAgriFood) programme offers industry professionals the opportunity to develop their professional roles and to implement an...

Start date: 17/09/2018
540 credits
Environment & Sustainability

MSc Sustainable Food Quality for Health (University of Reading)

The MSc in Sustainable Food Quality for Health offers industry professionals the opportunity to develop their professional roles and to implement an independent programme of research within the...

Start date: 17/09/2018
180 credits
Food & Nutrition

PG Cert: Sustainable Food Quality for Health (University of Reading)

The PG Cert in Sustainable Food Quality for Health offers industry professionals the opportunity to develop their professional roles within the agrifood industry A flexible pathway of academic...

Start date: 17/09/2018
60 credits
Livestock & Forages

PG Cert: Sustainable Livestock Production (University of Reading)

This programme will give you an in-depth understanding of the key principles of livestock production, and fundamental concepts with respect to sustainability, preparing those working with animals for...

Start date: 17/09/2018
60 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Portfolio of Personal Learning (University of Reading)

The University of Reading, through the AFTP, offers a suite of four modules under the theme “Flexible Learning Path” intended to recognise the learning and professional application of outcomes from...

Start date: 17/09/2018
30 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Portfolio of Professional Practice of Research (University of Reading)

The portfolio of professional practice of research allows participants undertaking the Professional Doctorate and Masters programmes to take ownership of their personal, professional and academic...

Start date: 17/09/2018
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: 23/09/2018
540 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Soil Management

This module is designed to teach the fundamentals of soil management to professionals interested in the sustainable and efficient management of land resources. Sustainable soil management is...

Start date: 24/09/2018
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Water and Agriculture

Water shortage and water quality issues are increasingly affecting agricultural production worldwide, and problems will increase with climate change and increasing populations. This course takes a...

Start date: 24/09/2018
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Agro-ecosystem Services

This module will introduce you to the ecosystem services framework for assessing pasture-based food production, with an emphasis on landscape context and scale factors. Trade-offs and...

Start date: 24/09/2018
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Climate Change

This module will provide participants with a detailed assessment of the current state of knowledge on climate change – the science, its impacts, adaptation and mitigation, and crucially how it is...

Start date: 24/09/2018
20 credits
Livestock & Forages

Livestock, Livelihoods and Food Security

This course will provide an in-depth overview of the livelihoods and food security issues deriving from farmed livestock across a global range of production systems. Focusing on the main classes of...

Start date: 01/10/2018
10 credits
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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