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 awards including PGDip, PGCert, MSc and Research Degrees; our training areas span the entire agrifood sector.

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

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Livestock & Forages

Food Security in the Changing Environment MSc

Food security and climate change are currently critically important issues on a global scale.  This MSc is offered for full or part time study via distance learning.  Students can access on-line...

Start date: 25/07/2017
180 credits
Livestock & Forages

Agriculture and Environment MRes

The programme targets graduates in the agri-food and environment sectors who aim at senior R&D and other roles where advanced scientific training is important. The main aim is to strengthen...

Start date: 25/07/2017
180 credits
Livestock & Forages

Prof Doc Agriculture and Environment

The programme targets graduates in the agri-food and environment sectors who aim at senior R&D and other roles where advanced scientific training is important. The main aim is to strengthen...

Start date: 25/07/2017
540 credits
Livestock & Forages

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: 27/07/2017
120 credits
Livestock & Forages

Dissertation (Bangor)

The work based research module offers the opportunity for student to focus in depth on a topic of personal interest to them within a professional, work based context. The module will allow them scope...

Start date: 27/07/2017
60 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Biobased Product Development

Drawing on research from both Aberystwyth and Bangor Universities this module will focus on potential end-products from bio-refineries including the relevant performance tests and the available...

Start date: 01/09/2017
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Drivers of the Bioeconomy

The biobased economy encompasses much more than our need to find renewable substitutes for oil in the face of climate change and the finite nature of fossil fuels. It is a global issue encompassing...

Start date: 01/09/2017
20 credits
Livestock & Forages

Sustainable Grassland Systems

This module looks at the range and distribution of grassland and forage crops. Nutrient management and environmental protection are themes throughout, as are strategies for grazing and forage...

Start date: 13/09/2017
20 credits
Livestock & Forages

Ruminant Nutrition

This module will outline the fundamental physiological and microbiological principles underpinning ruminant nutrition. You will look at the design of animal nutrition experiments; ruminant ration...

Start date: 13/09/2017
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Research and Information Skills

This short course can be used as a basis for postgraduate research or by anyone involved in a career that involves research and analysis skills. Understanding how to source and extract the key...

Start date: 18/09/2017
15 credits
Food & Nutrition

Sensory Evaluation and Sensory Techniques

The aim of the workshop is to give delegates a thorough overview of sensory evaluation for food and drink. It is aimed at those who are either new to sensory science or wish to develop or improve...

Start date: 18/09/2017
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Soil Management

This module will draw on the expertise of Bangor University and NIAB to provide both a practical and a theoretical overview of soil management. Sustainable soil management is reviewed in relation to...

Start date: 18/09/2017
20 credits
My 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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