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.

For ease and convenience we have divided our courses into five technical subject areas: Business and Transferable Skills, Crops and Fresh Produce, Environment & Sustainability, Food and Nutrition and Livestock and Forages.

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Business and Transferable Skills

Entrepreneurship and Creativity

This course focuses upon developing understanding of how social theory has contributed to understanding entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is analysed from multiple disciplines (for example,...

Start date: 25/06/2018
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood PGCert (Nottingham)

The PGCert Agrifood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in...

Start date: 01/09/2018
60 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood PGDip (Nottingham)

The PGDip Agrifood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in...

Start date: 01/09/2018
120 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood MSc (Nottingham)

The MSc AgriFood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the...

Start date: 01/09/2018
180 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Biosciences MRes (Nottingham)

The Biosciences MRes is designed to offer participants from the agrifood industry a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the...

Start date: 01/09/2018
180 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Professional Doctorate in Agrifood (Nottingham)

The PhD AgriFood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the...

Start date: 01/09/2018
360 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Portfolio of Personal Learning (University of Reading)

The University of Reading, through the AFTP, offers a suite of four modules under the theme “Flexible Learning Path” intended to recognise the learning and professional application of outcomes from...

Start date: 17/09/2018
30 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Portfolio of Professional Practice of Research (University of Reading)

The portfolio of professional practice of research allows participants undertaking the Professional Doctorate and Masters programmes to take ownership of their personal, professional and academic...

Start date: 17/09/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood Supply Chain Strategy, Operations and Management

This course addresses the theory and practices of supply chain management within the context of the food supply system. The aim of the course is to impart knowledge and understanding of the topic of...

Start date: 14/01/2019
15 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
Business and Transferable Skills

Bioinformatics for Industry

This course is for people wishing to find out more about 'omics' technology and data management. Attendees will be instructed in the use of the relevant databases and associated software to analyse '...

Start date: TBC
10 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Communication skills for one to one consultations

This course develops knowledge of communication skills for one to one client consultations is an MSc level course which will examine the theoretical background and rationale for the use of good...

Start date: TBC
20 credits

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My AFTP training course has given me greater confidence day-to-day and more insight into the impact of new techniques and technologies.
Andy Russell - Fresh Produce Technologist, Bakkavor

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