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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Livestock & Forages

Doctor of Agriculture (DAg)

The aim of this Professional Doctorate programme is to produce a qualification which, whilst being equivalent in status and challenge to a PhD, is more appropriate for those pursuing professional...

Start date: 01/01/2019
360 credits
Food & Nutrition

Diet, Food & The Nation's Health

The UK faces several pressing concerns when it comes to public health. Growing problems with obesity, hypertension and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases are just some of the conditions that have...

Start date: 14/01/2019
15 credits
Crops & Fresh Produce

Diagnosis and Management of Plant Pathogens

The Diagnosis and Management of Plant Pathogens course focuses on disease management. Attendees will be enabled to identify and evaluate disease and pathogens that effect plants as well as the best...

Start date: 01/04/2019
15 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: 15/05/2019
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Document 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: TBC
20 credits
Crops & Fresh Produce

Drones for Crop Production

Accurate information regarding crop production is becoming increasingly important. This information is needed for effective (localised) crop management decisions to increased crop production and...

Start date: TBC

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