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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Food & Nutrition

Brewery Yeast Management

This course provides an understanding of the underlying science and technology of brewers yeast and its management. It covers brewers yeast taxonomy, genomics, genetic stability, storage protocols,...

Start date: 19/03/2018
10 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: 01/05/2018
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: 01/05/2018
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: 01/05/2018
180 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
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: 01/05/2018
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: 01/05/2018
120 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: 01/05/2018
360 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
Livestock & Forages

Agriculture MRes

The MRes Agriculture allows participants to carry out research in the workplace after completing two taught modules of their choice and developing their research proposal through the research methods...

Start date: 01/05/2018
180 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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