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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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
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
Livestock & Forages

MRes Research Project (Aberystwyth)

The main focus of the work should be the review and analysis of existing data from the participant's workplace. The short thesis (20,000 words) is intended to provide both meaningful research for...

Start date: 01/09/2018
120 credits
Livestock & Forages

Sustainable and Efficient Food Production MSc

The Sustainable and Efficient Food Production MSc allows maximum flexibility for participants wishing to develop and update their knowledge within specific areas of ruminant production. While each...

Start date: 01/09/2018
180 credits
Livestock & Forages

Industrial Biotechnology MSc

The time is ripe to develop low carbon alternatives to petroleum-based products both in terms of what society wants and what economics demand. This makes it’s an exciting time to be part of the...

Start date: 01/09/2018
180 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Agriculture and Environment MRes

The main aim of the MRes is to strengthen specialist scientific skills in strategically important areas of the UK agri-food industry, through flexible, postgraduate training for people in work. It...

Start date: 01/09/2018
180 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Food Security in the Changing Environment MSc

This programme will provide participants with a detailed understanding of the principles and processes of sustainable food production, including its social and environmental contexts. It will equip...

Start date: 01/09/2018
180 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood PGCert (Nottingham)

The PGCert Agrifood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in...

Start date: 01/09/2018
60 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood PGDip (Nottingham)

The PGDip Agrifood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in...

Start date: 01/09/2018
120 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood MSc (Nottingham)

The MSc AgriFood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the...

Start date: 01/09/2018
180 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Biosciences MRes (Nottingham)

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...

Start date: 01/09/2018
180 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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