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
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
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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