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

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: 08/01/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Soil Tillage, Traction and Compaction

The Soil Tillage, Traction and Compaction course is a comprehensive programme in the sciences of soil tillage, traction and compaction. This includes their application to improve tillage and traction...

Start date: 16/04/2018
15 credits
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: 01/05/2018
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: 01/05/2018
180 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: 01/05/2018
120 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: 01/05/2018
180 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Drivers of the Bioeconomy

The biobased economy encompasses much more than our need to find renewable substitutes for oil in the face of climate change and the finite nature of fossil fuels. It is a global issue encompassing...

Start date: 09/05/2018
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Agriculture and Society

Truly sustainable and efficient food production requires that the three pillars of sustainable development, economy, society and culture, and environment, are considered together. This course will...

Start date: 21/05/2018
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Anaerobic Digestion On-Farm

This module will explore the role of anaerobic digestion (AD) as an important technology to improve the sustainability of the food production system. AD can be used to produce renewable energy, while...

Start date: 21/05/2018
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Resource Efficient Farm Management

Drawing on life-cycle assessment expertise at Bangor University and a wide range of best practice guidance and decision support tools for the farming sector, this module will apply a systems approach...

Start date: 21/05/2018
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Professional Doctorate Agriculture and Environment

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: 21/05/2018
540 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Land Evaluation

The sustainable use of soil and land resources requires a fundamental understanding of the potential of the land to support different activities. Land evaluation provides a mechanism by which land...

Start date: 13/06/2018

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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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