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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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: 01/01/2019
360 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: 01/01/2019
180 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: 01/01/2019
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: 01/01/2019
180 credits
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: 01/01/2019
20 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: 01/01/2019
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: 01/01/2019
120 credits
Livestock & Forages

Aquaculture Production Species and Systems

Aquaculture is the fastest growth sector in agri-business with a global value of $110B p.a. and providing nearly 50% of annual sea food demand. There are many system approaches based on a variety of...

Start date: 07/01/2019
15 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: 07/01/2019
10 credits
Livestock & Forages

Global Ruminant Production

The Global Ruminant Production course focuses on how to increase the efficiency of both intensive and extensive ruminant production systems. It draws upon research within IBERS to cover topics such...

Start date: 09/01/2019
20 credits
Livestock & Forages

Plant Breeding

The Plant Breeding course is designed to give a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to bring a variety of plant from concept, through breeding and on to market. Featured crops include: beans...

Start date: 09/01/2019
20 credits
Livestock & Forages

Silage Science

The Silage Science course will develop your knowledge of modern forage and grain ensilage systems, giving you the skills to integrate recent research into your work. The course will examine: silage...

Start date: 09/01/2019
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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