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

Industrial Biotechnology MRes

The MRes Industrial Biotechnology allows participants to carry out an extensive research project in the workplace after completing two taught modules of their choice (see below for options) and...

Start date: 01/01/2019
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: 01/01/2019
180 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Industrial Biotechnology Professional Doctorate

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: 01/01/2019
360 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Irrigation and Water Management

This unit can be studied as part of the AFTP's "Advanced Sugar Beet Production and Management" or "Potato Production and Management" courses. It will cover the scientific basis for efficient...

Start date: 20/02/2019
Food & Nutrition

International Food Law - The Basics

As a result of recent events, and changing international relationships, the key elements of international food law have taken on increased importance for government and industry alike. Through this...

Start date: 06/05/2019
5 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Irrigation and System Performance Evaluation

In-field evaluation of irrigation system performance is a crucial step in the “pathway to efficiency”. Without knowing the performance of the system, it is not possible to optimise water and energy...

Start date: TBC
Crops & Fresh Produce

Interpretation and Application of Data from Drones for Crop Management

Given the projected increase in food demand, driven by both climatic factors, increased populations and land shortage, accurate information regarding crop production is becoming increasingly...

Start date: TBC
Business and Transferable Skills

Innovation Management

This course is designed for managers to understand the factors that constrain innovative performance within organisations and shows them how to develop new practices to encourage innovation. To aid...

Start date: TBC

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