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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Environment & Sustainability

Professional Doctorate Sustainable Food Quality for Health (University of Reading)

The Professional Doctorate in Sustainable Food Quality for Health (DAgriFood) programme offers industry professionals the opportunity to develop their professional roles and to implement an...

Start date: 17/09/2018
540 credits
Environment & Sustainability

MSc Sustainable Food Quality for Health (University of Reading)

The MSc in Sustainable Food Quality for Health offers industry professionals the opportunity to develop their professional roles and to implement an independent programme of research within the...

Start date: 17/09/2018
180 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Professional Doctorate Agriculture and Environment (Bangor)

The Doctoral programme of Agriculture and Environment aims to strengthen specialist scientific skills in strategically important areas, through flexible, postgraduate training for people in work. It...

Start date: 23/09/2018
540 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Agro-ecosystem Services

This module will introduce you to the ecosystem services framework for assessing pasture-based food production, with an emphasis on landscape context and scale factors. Trade-offs and...

Start date: 24/09/2018
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Climate Change

This module will provide participants with a detailed assessment of the current state of knowledge on climate change – the science, its impacts, adaptation and mitigation, and crucially how it is...

Start date: 24/09/2018
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Soil Management

This module is designed to teach the fundamentals of soil management to professionals interested in the sustainable and efficient management of land resources. Sustainable soil management is...

Start date: 24/09/2018
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Water and Agriculture

Water shortage and water quality issues are increasingly affecting agricultural production worldwide, and problems will increase with climate change and increasing populations. This course takes a...

Start date: 24/09/2018
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

What is Sustainability?

Sustainability is one of the most important topics in the current agrifood sector and has become a subject of debate for governments, major companies, and the general public. That is why the ‘What is...

Start date: 01/10/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Principles of Sustainability

This course is suitable for anyone interested in how society and business can best meet social and economic development objectives without compromising the future viability of natural and human...

Start date: 08/10/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Environmental Valuation

In the search for methods that combine economic analysis and environmental assessments to achieve the goal of sustainable development, the measurement of environmental costs and benefits is an...

Start date: 22/10/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Environmental Econometrics

The Environmental Econometrics course combines key theoretical concepts on econometrics with hands on case studies based on environmental applications. Participants will develop knowledge and skills...

Start date: 05/11/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Soil Systems

The Soil Systems course focuses on how decisions in land management and water resource management are informed by a fundamental understanding of science. This scientific perspective includes the ...

Start date: 05/11/2018
10 credits
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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