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

Research Methods (Aberystwyth)

This module provides the tools necessary for carrying out independent research. Covering qualitative and qualitative statistical methods for analyzing data, the module builds towards participants ...

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

Research Methods and Project Management (Reading)

The Research Methods and Project Management course will introduce you to the principles of scientific research, and methods relating to qualitative and quantitative research undertaken in relation to...

Start date: 14/01/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Risk Analysis in the Food Chain

Risk Analysis in the Food Chain introduces you to the principles and practices of ensuring the safety of food across the entire breadth of the industry, including its importance to producers,...

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

Research Methods (Bangor)

This module is compulsory for anyone intending to undertake a full MSc or who has been accepted for a research degree (Research Masters or Professional Doctorate). It runs twice a year for five...

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

Ration Formulation and Feeding Systems

This Ration Formulation and Feeding Systems course will develop a thorough understanding of the techniques used in ruminant feed evaluation to assess nutrient requirements. Participants will be...

Start date: 01/04/2019
15 credits
Livestock & Forages

Ruminant Gut Microbiology

The Ruminant Gut Microbiology course will explore the fundamental research that is developing our understanding of the anatomy and environmental conditions of the rumen, covering the negative and...

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

Ruminant Health & Welfare

The Ruminant Health & Welfare course focuses on the latest research and legislation by drawing on the expertise of Aberystwyth University and the Royal Veterinary College, Wales. The first half...

Start date: 11/09/2019
20 credits
Livestock & Forages

Ruminant Nutrition

The Ruminant Nutrition course will outline the fundamental physiological and microbiological principles underpinning ruminant nutrition. You will look at the design of animal nutrition experiments;...

Start date: 11/09/2019
20 credits
Food & Nutrition

Raw Materials for Brewing

This pioneering short course, which forms part of the MSc programme in Brewing Science, has been developed for both graduates and individuals working in the brewing industry, providing a key pathway...

Start date: TBC
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: TBC
15 credits
Crops & Fresh Produce

Resource Capture by Crops

The Resource Capture by Crops course is aimed at individuals who wish to understand how crops function in terms of acquiring essential resources they need for growth and yield. The focus is on light...

Start date: TBC
10 credits
Livestock & Forages

Ruminant Animal Production and The Feed Industry

This course is primarily aimed at specialists within the animal feed industry taking CPD and focuses on the ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the ruminant feed sector. This requires...

Start date: TBC
15 credits

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