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

Evaluating Sustainability Through Life Cycle Approaches

The Evaluating Sustainability Through Life Cycle Approaches course focuses on the frameworks and techniques used to evaluate the sustainability of an organisation or cohesive system. The course is...

Start date: 03/12/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Land Engineering and Water Management

This Land Engineering and Water Management course focuses on soil protection and the improvement or reclamation of degraded land. These must be managed for a given environment from a base...

Start date: 03/12/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Natural Resource Economics

Natural Resource Economics focuses on the economic models that are used to analyse current resource management challenges, distinguishing between renewable and non-renewable resources. The course...

Start date: 03/12/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Organic Amendment Management of Soils

Sustainable intensification of agriculture as a concept aims to harmonise food production to feed growing global population and ensure minimal damage to the environment. This is a challenging task...

Start date: 03/12/2018
Environment & Sustainability

Industrial Biotechnology Professional Doctorate

The time is ripe to develop low carbon alternatives to petroleum-based products both in terms of what society wants and what economics demand. This makes it’s an exciting time to be part of the...

Start date: 01/01/2019
360 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Agriculture and Environment MRes

The main aim of the MRes is to strengthen specialist scientific skills in strategically important areas of the UK agri-food industry, through flexible, postgraduate training for people in work. It...

Start date: 01/01/2019
180 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Food Security in the Changing Environment MSc

This programme will provide participants with a detailed understanding of the principles and processes of sustainable food production, including its social and environmental contexts. It will equip...

Start date: 01/01/2019
180 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Biorefining Technologies

The Biorefining Technologies course provides a detailed examination of  current and emerging technologies. You will examine the validity of mining for value added minor components whilst leaving...

Start date: 09/01/2019
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Agri-Food Value Chains

The Agri-Food Value Chains course enables participants to develop a systematic understanding and critical awareness of the Agri-Food Value Chain, its main components, and the linkages between them....

Start date: 14/01/2019
10 credits
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: 14/01/2019
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: 14/01/2019
180 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
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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