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 awards 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

Raw Materials for Brewing

This pioneering short course, which forms part of the MSc programme in Brewing Science, has been developed for both graduates and individuals working in the brewing industry, providing a key pathway...

Start date: 16/10/2017
20 credits
Food & Nutrition

Packaging of Beer

The Packaging of Beer course covers the essential elements of packaging beer and other related alcoholic beverages. This includes theoretical and legal aspects of packaging together with...

Start date: 13/11/2017
10 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

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: 01/01/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Research Methods (Bangor)

This module is compulsory for anyone intending to undertake a full MSc or who has been accepted for a research degree (Research Masters or Professional Doctorate). It runs twice a year for five...

Start date: 01/01/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Research Methods and Project Management (Reading)

The Research Methods and Project Management course will introduce you to the principles of scientific research, and methods relating to qualitative and quantitative research undertaken in relation to...

Start date: 08/01/2018
10 credits
Livestock & Forages

Livestock Nutrition and Feeding

This course will introduce you to the role of farmed livestock in agricultural systems, and the importance of feed in managing the nutritional requirements of different classes of livestock.  You...

Start date: 08/01/2018
10 credits
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
Livestock & Forages

Sustainable Home Grown Feeds

The Sustainable Home Grown Feeds course focuses on arable crops, which can form a key component of a pasture-based farming system. Their selection and management are often driven by very different...

Start date: 10/01/2018
20 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: 10/01/2018
180 credits
Environment & Sustainability

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: 10/01/2018
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: 10/01/2018
180 credits
Environment & Sustainability

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: 10/01/2018
180 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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