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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Livestock & Forages

Research Methods (Aberystwyth)

This module provides the tools necessary for carrying out independent research. Covering qualitative and qualitative statistical methods for analyzing data, the module builds towards participants ...

Start date: 01/07/2018
20 credits
Livestock & Forages

Doctor of Agriculture (DAg)

The aim of this Professional Doctorate programme is to produce a qualification which, whilst being equivalent in status and challenge to a PhD, is more appropriate for those pursuing professional...

Start date: 01/09/2018
360 credits
Livestock & Forages

Dissertation (Aberystwyth)

The work based research module offers the opportunity for participants to focus in depth on a topic of personal interest to them within a professional, work based context. The module will allow them...

Start date: 01/09/2018
60 credits
Livestock & Forages

MRes Research Project (Aberystwyth)

The main focus of the work should be the review and analysis of existing data from the participant's workplace. The short thesis (20,000 words) is intended to provide both meaningful research for...

Start date: 01/09/2018
120 credits
Livestock & Forages

Sustainable and Efficient Food Production MSc

The Sustainable and Efficient Food Production MSc allows maximum flexibility for participants wishing to develop and update their knowledge within specific areas of ruminant production. While each...

Start date: 01/09/2018
180 credits
Livestock & Forages

Industrial Biotechnology MSc

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
180 credits
Livestock & Forages

Sustainable & Efficient Food Production PGCert

In this flexible programme you can gain postgraduate qualifications by studying part time while you are working. You can choose any three of our Agricultural and Environmental modules (60 credits)...

Start date: 01/09/2018
60 credits
Livestock & Forages

Sustainable & Efficient Food Production PGDip

In this flexible programme you can gain postgraduate qualifications by studying part time while you are working. You can choose any six of our Agricultural and Environmental modules (120 credits)...

Start date: 01/09/2018
120 credits
Livestock & Forages

Industrial Biotechnology MRes

The MRes Industrial Biotechnology allows participants to carry out an extensive research project in the workplace after completing two taught modules of their choice (see below for options) and...

Start date: 01/09/2018
180 credits
Livestock & Forages

Poultry Nutrition

The Poultry Nutrition course is intended to complement the other courses in the programme Postgraduate Certificate in Poultry Heath and Production and provides professionals working in and with the...

Start date: 11/09/2018
10 credits
Livestock & Forages

Grassland Systems

The Sustainable Grassland Systems course looks at the range and distribution of grassland and forage crops. Nutrient management and environmental protection are themes throughout, as are strategies...

Start date: 12/09/2018
20 credits
Livestock & Forages

Ruminant Health & Welfare

The Ruminant Health & Welfare course focus on the latest research and legislation by drawing on the expertise of Aberystwyth University and the Royal Veterinary College, Wales. The first half of...

Start date: 12/09/2018
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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