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

Evaluating Sustainability Through Life Cycle Approaches

The Evaluating Sustainability Through Life Cycle Approaches course focuses on the frameworks and techniques used to evaluate the sustainability of an organisation or cohesive system. The course is...

Start date: 03/12/2018
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

EU Food Law

The Understanding & Implementing EU Food Law course is designed to present you a clear, accessible introduction to the food laws and regulations of the European Union. After completing this...

Start date: 14/01/2019
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Ecological Restoration

Successful ecological restoration requires an integrated understanding of the ecological parameters of a site, together with the physical, chemical, and biotic factors that may influence desired...

Start date: 04/02/2019
10 credits
Livestock & Forages

Emerging Issues in Mono-gastric Animal Production Systems

This course is designed to develop the ability of participants to analyse monogastric digestive systems, identify key emerging issues and evaluate developments in technology. This leads to their...

Start date: 25/02/2019
15 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: TBC
Business and Transferable Skills

Evidence 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
5 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Environmental Econometrics

The Environmental Econometrics course combines key theoretical concepts on econometrics with hands on case studies based on environmental applications. Participants will develop knowledge and skills...

Start date: TBC
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Environmental Impacts of My Food Products

There is increasing demand for data on the environmental impacts of food production, from agriculture to retail. Producers may participate in retailers’ schemes for measuring a collective “Carbon...

Start date: TBC
Environment & Sustainability

Environmental Valuation

In the search for methods that combine economic analysis and environmental assessments to achieve the goal of sustainable development, the measurement of environmental costs and benefits is an...

Start date: TBC
10 credits

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