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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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: 01/09/2018
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: 01/09/2018
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: 01/09/2018
180 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Biobased Product Development

The Biobased Product Development course examines the potential end-products from bio-refineries, such as biodegradable plastics, biocomposites and biofuels. All these products come from biomass,...

Start date: 12/09/2018
20 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: 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

MRes Research Project (Bangor)

The short thesis (20,000 words) is intended to provide both meaningful research for the industry, and for DAgEnv candidates, a solid foundation for the longer Part II thesis and this should be...

Start date: 23/09/2018
120 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

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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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