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

Sustainable and Efficient Food Production MSc

The Sustainable and Efficient Food Production MSc allows maximum flexibility for participants wishing to develop and update their knowledge within specific areas of ruminant production. While each...

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

Sustainable & Efficient Food Production PGCert

In this flexible programme you can gain postgraduate qualifications by studying part time while you are working. You can choose any three of our Agricultural and Environmental modules (60 credits)...

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

Sustainable & Efficient Food Production PGDip

In this flexible programme you can gain postgraduate qualifications by studying part time while you are working. You can choose any six of our Agricultural and Environmental modules (120 credits)...

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

Silage Science

The Silage Science course will develop your knowledge of modern forage and grain ensilage systems, giving you the skills to integrate recent research into your work. The course will examine: silage...

Start date: 09/01/2019
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Statistics and Field Experimental Design Training

Be it bioscience or business, if you want to use data to help guide a given enterprise, you need to understand statistics and experimental design that helps you engage with that data. The tools and...

Start date: 09/01/2019
Food & Nutrition

Sensory Evaluation - Statistical Methods and Interpretation

Ever wondered why you analyse your sensory data using the techniques you do, why you make particular choices in the analysis, how appropriate it is, why you interpret the data that way or do you ever...

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

Soil Erosion Control: Principles and Practices

The control of water pollution and sedimentation needs to be based on the correct identification of source areas of sediment, a knowledge of the processes by which water and sediment are moved over...

Start date: 21/01/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Sensory Evaluation: An Introductory Workshop

This unit can be studied as part of the AFTP's "Meat Science and Meat Quality" courses. Our one-day workshops in Sensory Science aim to give delegates an introduction to sensory evaluation for food...

Start date: 05/03/2019
Food & Nutrition

Sensory Methods for Quality Control

Our one-day workshops in Sensory Science aim to give delegates an introduction to sensory evaluation for food and drink. Sensory evaluation provides manufacturers with the ability to understand the...

Start date: 06/03/2019
Food & Nutrition

Sustainable Supply Systems: Manufacturing to Retail

The Sustainable Supply Systems: Manufacturing to Retail course addresses the sustainability issues associated with manufacturing and retail across a range of food and drink sectors, continuing the...

Start date: 26/03/2019
5 credits
Food & Nutrition

Sensory Evaluation and Sensory Techniques

The aim of the workshop is to give delegates a thorough overview of sensory evaluation for food and drink. It is aimed at those who are either new to sensory science or wish to develop or improve...

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

Sustainable Livestock Production Systems

The Sustainable Livestock Production Systems course will explore a range of different livestock production systems and the opportunities and challenges of implementing sustainable practices. Through...

Start date: 06/05/2019
10 credits

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