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This course has been developed in conjunction with industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs.


This course enables professionals working in the agrifood sector to undertake high-level, structured, continuing professional development.

The University of Nottingham in conjunction with other institutions within the AgriFood Training Partnership are working in partnership to develop and deliver this innovative programme that will enable participants to develop their work-based learning and research skills. 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • gain a thorough knowledge of Agrifood science and technology
  • develop skills of analysing technical problems and work-based  problem solving
  • develop practical skills in relation to work related situations and issues
  • evaluate research in Agrifood and allied disciplines

Key facts

  • This programme has been specially developed by professionals in the School of Biosciences, one of the University's most successful schools, in conjunction with the AgriFood Training Partnership's academic and industrial partners and collaborators
  • Our dynamic teaching team offers the opportunity to learn under the guidance of expert practitioners, educators and researchers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics and Experimental Design for Bioscientists
  • Work based research project

Optional modules

You can choose modules to suit your area of interest and personal commitments. Please see our web pages for full list and more information.

The modules we offer are inspired by the research interests of our staff and as a result may change for reasons of, for example, research developments or legislation changes. This list is an example of typical modules we offer, not a definitive list.

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a biological, chemical, biochemical engineering or other relevant science subject

Tuition Fee

 Fees for the Nottingham part of these courses are charged by the University of Reading and you should contact Reading for further details.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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