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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Livestock & Forages

Global Ruminant Production

The Global Ruminant Production course focuses on how to increase the efficiency of both intensive and extensive ruminant production systems. It draws upon research within IBERS to cover topics such...

Start date: 09/01/2019
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Global Food Security

This course takes a global perspective on food systems and food security, and aims to equip participants with the ability to fully understand global food systems and their role in providing food...

Start date: 21/01/2019
20 credits
Livestock & Forages

Genetics & Genomics in Agriculture

The Genetics & Genomics in Agriculture course is designed to give those with little understanding of genetics a practical knowledge of the principles and technologies that underpin breeding...

Start date: 15/05/2019
20 credits
Livestock & Forages

Grassland Systems

The Sustainable Grassland Systems course looks at the range and distribution of grassland and forage crops. Nutrient management and environmental protection are themes throughout, as are strategies...

Start date: 11/09/2019
20 credits
Crops & Fresh Produce

Genetic Improvement of Crop Plants

The Genetic Improvement of Crop Plants course is aimed at individuals who wish to understand how research into agricultural traits, crop genetics and the breeding of crop plants is actually done....

Start date: TBC
20 credits

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